Kara Swisher

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Freed Moves From COO to Strategic Adviser at Etsy

According to an internal announcement today, Etsy COO Adam Freed will be shifting his job at the online marketplace for vintage and handmade goods to become a strategic adviser to CEO Chad Dickerson. The move for the former Google exec is personal, said sources — Freed recently had twins and has wanted to spend more time with his family. He’ll work part-time now on strategic initiatives at the New York-based Etsy.


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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