Peter Kafka

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Facebook Rolling Out Commenting System for Big Media Sites

Facebook’s courtship of big media continues: CNET’s Caroline McCarthy reports that the social network is rolling out a commenting system, akin to services like Disqus, that it wants to launch with the help of big publishers. That makes sense, because Facebook has been headed in that direction. Go to Time Warner’s People.com, and you’ll see that Facebook already manages that site’s comments, a move it made last year. Easy to see Facebook and publishers working together on something even more robust.


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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