Peter Kafka

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Someone Who Used to Work at The Seattle Post-Intelligencer Gets the Last Word

Someone one who used to draw a paycheck from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer — unclear whether that person is now unemployed or working at the new seattlepi.com — amended this quote, from Thomas Jefferson, at the PI’s HQ yesterday. Photo courtesy of former PI employee Paul Fankhauser.  (Click to enlarge)

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Thanks to John Cook, who used to work for the PI but left last year to cofound TechFlash, which covers Seattle-area business news, for pointing this one out.


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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