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Twitter Legal Director Nicole Wong Officially Joins White House as Deputy CTO

Nicole Wong, former director of legal products at Twitter, will depart the company to join the Obama administration as deputy U.S. chief technology officer, the White House said in a statement on Thursday. As AllThingsD reported previously, Wong will be working on privacy and technology issues under Todd Park, the acting U.S. chief technology officer. Previous to her time at Twitter, Wong spent years at Google working on issues around user-generated content and censorship on YouTube.


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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