Peter Kafka

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Doink Doink! “Law & Order” Case Gets Closed.

NBC is killing off “Law & Order” after 20 seasons, according to reports popping up this afternoon.

YouTube is surprisingly low on compelling L&O clips–nothing like the David Caruso tributes that CBS’s (CBS) “CSI: Miami” inspired. But here are the two things you’ll always remember about NBC’s stalwart show: Its signature sound effect and its signature actor:

The network will still be running some “Law & Order” spinoffs, though. NBC will release its fall programming slate on Monday morning.


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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