John Paczkowski

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Apple Snips Needling Threads From iPhone 4 Forums

Yet another twist in the iPhone 4 antenna saga: Apple’s Support forum moderators have deleted some–but not all–threads discussing Consumer Reports’ refusal to recommend the device.

As public relations moves go, “moderation into oblivion” is a poor strategy. Though the deleted threads are no longer viewable on Apple.com, you can still find them in Bing’s cache. As a wise man once said, “You can’t take something off the Internet…that’s like trying to take pee out of a swimming pool.”


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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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