Liz Gannes

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ShareThis Replaces CEO for Ad Platform Push

ShareThis, creator of buttons for publishers (including this site) to facilitate sharing their Web content on social networks, has hired Kurt Abrahamson, former AdSense executive at Google and CEO of SocialMedia.com, to be its new CEO as it pushes forward its efforts to become an ad platform. Abrahamson replaces ShareThis founder Tim Schigel, who will stay on as chairman of the board.


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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