Peter Kafka

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NBC’s Vivian Schiller Announces Twitter Job

NBC News executive Vivian Schiller has formally accepted a new job as Twitter’s head of news partnerships. AllThingsD reported two weeks ago that Schiller would take the job, which is supposed to provide Twitter with a liaison to journalists and news organizations. Schiller said she’ll continue to live in Washington, D.C., with her family, and will be commuting frequently to Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters.


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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