Peter Kafka

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Twitter Down Again? Yep.

Remember when we thought Twitter’s Fail Whale days were over? Sigh.

A quick public service message: If you want to know whether Twitter is really down or if there’s a problem on your end, it’s probably the former. At least this month. But you can check for yourself over here: http://status.twitter.com/

For the record, here’s the current update (it’s not you):


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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