Kara Swisher

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MicroHoo: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

Should they stay or should they go now?

If they go there will be trouble. And if they stay it will be double.

In other words, BoomTown’s got nothing!

I am traveling this morning to Los Angeles for paidContent’s Economics of Social Media conference, where I will interview Walt Disney Internet Group President Steve Wadsworth onstage tomorrow.

But I will be sure to update after I arrive, as I have a new theory on the takeover I am noodling on.

Until then, here’s a nice summation from The Wall Street Journal here, saying absolutely nothing new too, but nicely hashing over the details thus far.

Money quote: “There was no direct contact between the two sides this past weekend and people close to both camps said they were preparing for the next stage of battle.”

Thus, while loins are apparently being girded, here is a very nice video of the Clash, singing their hit song (and how much do I love this song? Much!):


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik