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Hollywood Cowardice: George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean CyberTerror Attack

Deadline – Mike Fleming Jr – Dec 18, 6:14 PM – EXCLUSIVE: As it begins to dawn on everyone in Hollywood the reality that Sony Pictures was the victim of a cyber terrorist act perpetrated by a hostile foreign nation on American soil, questions will be asked about how and why it happened, ending…
Antone Johnson Get over yourself, Clooney. Just a movie. ' actual country deciding what content we're going to have.' t.co/4V30OVmSHC ht @AjitPaiFCC
Craig Mod " just by threat alone we change what we do, that's the actual definition of terrorism." t.co/ToRigmHXOs t.co/NcKLVwkZuc
john frankel Hollywood Cowardice: George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean Cyberterror Attack t.co/FF0xY9VQMW
Dror Shimshowitz Hollywood Cowardice: Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean Cyberterror Attack | Deadline t.co/TYqAlDWYjo
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Prosecutor Says He Knew Some Witnesses Were Lying To The Ferguson Grand Jury

BuzzFeed – Mike Hayes – Dec 19, 1:05 PM – KTRS: Why did you allow people to testify in front of the grand jury in which you knew their information was either flat-out wrong, or flat-out lying, or just weren't telling the truth? McCulloch: Well, early on, I decided that anyone who claimed…
Matthew Ocko RT @BWJones: WTF? MT @BuzzFeedNews: Prosecutor says he knew witnesses were lying to Ferguson grand jury t.co/UTfiqmiihB t.co/0HLe0WSYNF
Marc Andreessen RT @BuzzFeedNews: Prosecutor says he knew some witnesses were lying to the Ferguson grand jury t.co/tc9wd6QrQa t.co/stHVBjjO1M
Josh Felser RT @sacca: The Ferguson prosecutor openly admits that he *knew* grand jury witnesses were lying. What. The. Fuck. t.co/oIQ4X00HTR
Rob Bailey RT @sacca: The Ferguson prosecutor openly admits that he *knew* grand jury witnesses were lying. What. The. Fuck. t.co/oIQ4X00HTR
Chris Sacca The Ferguson prosecutor openly admits that he *knew* grand jury witnesses were lying. What. The. Fuck. t.co/oIQ4X00HTR
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Update on Sony Investigation

fbi.gov – Dec 19 – Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our investigation into the cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). In late November, SPE confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber attack that destroyed systems and…
Marc Andreessen "The FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions." t.co/nUZTxOSrzF
Matthew Ocko RT @peakscale: "the FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions" - t.co/NuvVEdD2Mg
hussein kanji The FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for Sony's attack t.co/xp6zNLutcD
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Rothenberg Ventures Opens Virtual Reality Accelerator Offering 10 Startups $100K And A Clubhouse

TechCrunch Josh Constine (@JoshConstine) – Dec 19 – “2015 will be the year of Virtual Reality” says investor Mike Rothenberg. But fragmentation in the nascent industry means VR hardware, software, and content startups need to team up for demos. So Rothenberg Ventures today launched a…
Rothenberg Ventures RT @Matterport: Excited to be a @rothventures portfolio company. Read about their new #VR accelerator. t.co/kQ08qMhcom t.co/i332jHpvjW
Bernard Moon Rothenberg Ventures Opens Virtual Reality Accelerator Offering 10 Startups $100K And A Clubhouse t.co/CBqfkFrJZw
Rothenberg Ventures RT @StrictlyVC: Rothenberg Ventures Opens Virtual Reality Accelerator Offering 10 Startups $100K And A Clubhouse t.co/EbN3AM1pqa
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Sony Caved to Terror. No One Else Should.

nytimes.com – Flemming Rose – Dec 19 – COPENHAGEN — Sony's decision to pull “The Interview” — an enormous act of self-censorship under threat of violence — somehow comes as no great surprise to me. It is the culmination of an insidious trend of…
Matthew Ocko RT @alex01: '@nytimesworld: Op-Ed Contributor: Sony Caved to Terror. No One Else Should. t.co/hct9FNptQY' #HackThemBack
Alexander Lloyd '@nytimesworld: Op-Ed Contributor: Sony Caved to Terror. No One Else Should. t.co/hct9FNptQY' #HackThemBack
Antone Johnson RT @semil: Easy stance to make many miles from NK RT @nytimesworld: Op-Ed Contributor: Sony Caved to Terror. No One Else Should. t.co/MEgtQdEQoc
Semil Easy stance to make many miles from NK RT @nytimesworld: Op-Ed Contributor: Sony Caved to Terror. No One Else Should. t.co/MEgtQdEQoc
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what's new on reddit: Announcing reddit notes

blog.reddit - – Dec 19 – We raised some funding in September, and we promised to reserve a portion to give back to the community. If you're hearing about this for the first time, check out the official blog post here. A few weeks ago, we asked you what you thought would be…
jason RT @inside: Administrators at @Reddit say there will be a lottery for the online currency reddit notes. Curated by @Jason. t.co/V8byvdqd3H
Chris Dixon Reddit: "We raised funding in September, and we promised to reserve a portion to give back to the community." t.co/tx44vjCvJo
danprimack Reddit announces how it's giving away company equity to users t.co/FllPDR8Z6o
Alexis Ohanian 3 months ago @reddit announced 10% of latest round would go back to users: here's the update on reddit notes t.co/fEEJziCK13
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Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion

TechCrunch Jordan Crook (@jordanrcrook) – Dec 19 – Citigroup raised the valuation of Instagram this morning from $19 billion to $35 billion. The photo-sharing network recently announced it had surpassed 300 million active users, and has taken steps toward cleaning up spam accounts, as well as…
Alex de Carvalho Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion | TechCrunch t.co/9rJ1zSvVNj
Kevin Moore RT @SanFranciscoVC: Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion | TechCrunch t.co/dD5BVh6ZPR
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Jeremy Liew: If I were to go back, I'd skip all my operating experience and go straight into VC

pando.com – Michael Carney – Dec 16, 9:37 PM – “I've learned that venture is hard. Startups are hard. You do the best you can with imperfect information. Some of the time, you get it right. Sometimes you get it really right. But sometimes you get it wrong. We invest in entrepreneurs and…
jeremy liew RT @MBGilroy: Qualities of a good VC via @jeremysliew : "optimism, curiosity, a willingness to be wrong a lot"... t.co/3F6y2c8PWR
jeremy liew RT @cynthiag: "A good board member provides founders w/peripheral vision ..." @jeremysliew t.co/4irIoqvUBE
Rob Moffat RT @hkanji: Jeremy Liew: If I were to go back, I'd skip all my operating experience and go straight into VC t.co/CftGCU42Xb
hussein kanji Jeremy Liew: If I were to go back, I'd skip all my operating experience and go straight into VC t.co/5yKYlHmDh4 via @PandoDaily
Semil RT @PandoDaily: Jeremy Liew: If I were to go back, I'd skip all my operating experience and go straight into VC t.co/ZNiSCmIXev by @mcarney
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Why the Sony hack is unlikely to be the work of North Korea.

marcrogers.org – Dec 17, 9:33 PM – Everyone seems to be eager to pin the blame for the Sony hack on North Korea. However, I think it's unlikely. Here's why: 1. The broken English looks deliberately bad and doesn't exhibit any of the classic comprehension mistakes you actually expect…
John Battelle I don't buy that the Sony hack was N. Korea either t.co/XsSCsZP3CB
Jason Goldman RT @mariabustillos: Veteran hacker @marcwrogers explains why NK probably not behind Sony hack t.co/lNom6Kpbyp
Andrew Mager I don't believe North Korea was involved in the Sony hack: t.co/rqOooABWZL
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The 11 most useful web tools of 2014

Mashable – Dec 17, 9:30 PM – There's no shortage of great websites, apps and programs available on the Internet. Some, however, rise above the rest. Your 2014 list of our 11 most useful tools of 2014 covers everything from creating charts to making your computer screen a…
Jonathan Abrams RT @ash_patel: Nice @nuzzel on "The 11 most useful web tools of 2014" List - t.co/4aRJTqg1f6
Jonathan Abrams RT @softtechvc: "Congrats to the nuzzle team "The 11 most useful web tools of 2014" t.co/69XTNqqssT" t.co/Kwjg3x4l6I @abrams
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