Mike Isaac

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Please Welcome the SpamBots Back to Twitter

A number of Twitter users were complaining today about a serious overload of spammy Twitter messages, a problem Twitter has regularly dealt with in its seven-year history but over the past year had seemed to curb. Apropos of nothing, users complained of receiving @mentions with links to diet-program websites. Twitter did not respond to a request for comment.


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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