Peter Kafka

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Demand Media Buys CoveritLive Blog Tool

Here’s Demand Media’s first acquisition since it went public earlier this year: The Web content-maker has purchased CoveritLive, a live Web-blogging tool it had already backed in 2009. You can read Demand CEO Richard Rosenblatt’s rationale for the deal on Twitter; if you want to hear more from the company, particularly about its relationship with Google, tune in to its presentation at Morgan Stanley’s tech/media conference this afternoon.


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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