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Twitter Debunks Rumors of Security Vulnerability

Twitter engineering manager and security chief Moxie Marlinspike denied reports that U.S. Twitter account holders are susceptible to an SMS-reliant hack where outsiders could post tweets to user accounts. After stories of the hack surfaced early in the week, Marlinspike pointed out that the vulnerability is only relevant to non-U.S. Twitter users, and was addressed in 2007.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work