Kara Swisher

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Crying “Nonsense,” Google Does Not +1 Murdoch Tweets

If you thought the Twitter war started by News Corp.’s majordomo Rupert Murdoch versus Google would be the gift that keeps on giving, you would be right. After the tweet-happy media mogul — who owns this Web site — accused the search giant of being a content “piracy leader,” Google told CNET that Murdoch’s 140-character observations were “nonsense.” More to come (hopefully).


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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