Arik Hesseldahl

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LulzSec Strikes Again, Claims Attack On Nintendo Server

Nintendo said Sunday that a server for its U.S. unit’s Web site had been hacked into but that no company or customer information was compromised, marking the first time the Japanese gaming giant has been targeted in widespread global hacking attacks. The hacker group LulzSec, which has recently been harassing Sony, on Friday posted a file it said was taken from one of Nintendo’s servers.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald