Peter Kafka

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Warner Bros. Tries More Facebook Movies and a New Price

Warner Bros. has expanded its Facebook movie rental experiment. Earlier this month, Time Warner’s studio started letting Facebook users watch “The Dark Knight” on the social network for $3. Now it has added five more movies, and is asking more money for three recent releases: It will cost you 40 Facebook credits–the equivalent of $4–to rent “Inception,” “Life as We Know It” and “Yogi Bear,” on the site. The first two “Harry Potter” movies, however, are at the original price.


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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