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Reddit’s Owner Says It Doesn’t Manage Reddit

“Reddit was spun off a year ago, and it operates as an independent company. Conde Nast has no involvement in the management of Reddit.”

– Advance.net chairman Steven Newhouse, in response to a query from AllThingsD regarding today’s Gawker story about Reddit and a user described as “The Biggest Troll on the Web.” Advance.net is the digital arm of Conde Nast parent Advance Publications; Advance remains Reddit’s majority shareholder, Newhouse confirmed.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus