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The year of outrage 2014: Everything you were angry about on social media this year.

Slate – Dec 17, 11:48 PM – Following the news in 2014 is a bit like flying a kite in flat country during tornado season. Every so often, a whirlwind of outrage touches down, sowing destruction and chaos before disappearing into the sky. These conditions are hardly new. Over…
Tim O'Brien '@Slate: Everything you were angry about on social media this year. A lot of things! t.co/Qn6b0TH8M6 t.co/UK2ZseMMed'
matt this is an outrageously good package lol t.co/1blPYLMGAH
Lora Kolodny #outrage2014: @choire tracks outrage across the media landscape t.co/RO41jEBIX6 via @Slate
Mathew Ingram Sad but true: "Cultural gaps and chasms that previously we never crossed we now cross by default" t.co/ccGZJ4e3D1
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Secret is relaunching as a faster anonymous social network with chat

theverge.com – Ben Popper – Dec 18, 9:00 AM – When Secret launched in February, it quickly became the most talked-about new social network in Silicon Valley. Like other ‘'anonymish' social networks, it offers a compelling mix of sex, drugs, and intrigue. But Secret goes a step further…
megan quinn RT @CaseyNewton: NOW IT CAN BE TOLD: @secretly relaunches as a faster, anonymous social network with chat: t.co/BPPJVZzmme t.co/WoYDzDJqPT
Ryan Sarver Secret launches a huge update focused on anonymous communication and messaging. Nice post by @CaseyNewton t.co/OXse6zamQS
Adam Conner RT @verge: Secret is relaunching as a faster anonymous social network with chat t.co/1BiV79swXk t.co/Q4lHD4KGbF
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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…
Techmeme Why the Sony hack is unlikely to be the work of North Korea. (@marcwrogers) t.co/fVXrtbGyGe t.co/lTvsQPjAgc
Alexis C. Madrigal RT @marcwrogers: Why I don't think North Korea has anything to do with the Sony hack - t.co/cjIEUqQrMR
Lessig Why the Sony hack is unlikely to be the work of North Korea. | Marc's Security Ramblings t.co/3x4NugGFW8
Christopher Soghoian RT @marcwrogers: Why I don't think North Korea has anything to do with the Sony hack - t.co/cjIEUqQrMR
Kim Zetter RT @marcwrogers: Why I don't think North Korea has anything to do with the Sony hack - t.co/cjIEUqQrMR
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Mixpanel Raises $65 Million to Build Predictive Data Tech

WSJ – Lizette Chapman – Dec 18 – Suhail Doshi has big dreams for his mobile and Web analytics company Mixpanel Inc. and has just raised $65 million from Andreessen Horowitz to make them come true. The investment values the company at $865 million, an indication of Andreessen…
Farhad Manjoo I don't understand what this company that just got $65 million from @A16Z does. t.co/zMy72CmtgC
John Furrier ..... RT @howardlindzon: Um ...Mobile analytics firm Mixpanel raises $65M incl. Andreessen Horowitz at $865M valuation t.co/uZkXN1IQuN t.co/Fc5y7IkyGp
a16z RT @pmarca: 1/Today, we @a16z are proud to announce we are leading a new inside growth round for Mixpanel: t.co/ZkQy0FxmLh
Techmeme Mobile analytics firm Mixpanel raises $65M round led by Andreessen Horowitz at $865M valuation t.co/OMH8eQHo0C t.co/aa8aKQwGIC
Mike Dudas "@Mixpanel Raises $65M to Build Predictive Data Tech" at $865M valuation from @pmarca and @a16z -- great product! t.co/hARwv54qa8
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The Woman the Center of the C.I.A.'s Torture Report

newyorker.com – Jane Mayer – Dec 18, 7:40 AM – For the past eight months, there has been a furious battle raging behind closed doors at the White House, the C.I.A., and in Congress. The question has been whether the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence would be allowed to use pseudonyms as a…
George Chen RT @JohnKiriakou: John Kiriakou in prison for merely confirming the name of a torturer. Criminals protected, whistleblowers punished. t.co/uwHEexquhP
Adam Conner RT @AdamSerwer: Imagine being this bad at your job and getting promoted. Because that's what happened. t.co/fcbT0CUzBn t.co/rKkqpta7uS
Christopher Soghoian The New Yorker describes Alfreda Bikowsky as the "queen of torture", but won't name her, at the CIA's request. t.co/kgoPX2Wzmy
Glenn Greenwald Given the extreme malfeasance & how widely known it is in media, why is Alfreda Bikowsky's name being withheld? t.co/8EgPg2SP4l
Michael Morisy RT @petersterne: No wonder 'Zero Dark Thirty' seemed to endorse torture: t.co/Q7Mo8gkyZE
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Paramount Cancels 'Team America' Showings, Theaters Say

Deadline – David Lieberman – Dec 18, 11:24 AM – Forget those plans by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and other theaters to run Team America: World Police in place of The Interview. The Austin-based chain says that Paramount has now decided not to offer South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's…
Alan Soon Paramount Cancels 'Team America' Showings, Theaters Say t.co/nhb9QLCNn4 via @deadline
Carl Quintanilla I KNEW the @SouthPark dudes would feel the wrath of #SonyHack, eventually. (h/t @MikeIsaac) t.co/zQVAd7Yd7r
MikeIsaac who ever thought this would be a headline t.co/MQNDzLEoZR
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The MPAA's Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State Attorney General

googlepublicpolicy.blogspot.com – Dec 18 – We are deeply concerned about recent reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) led a secret, coordinated campaign to revive the failed SOPA legislation through other means, and helped manufacture legal arguments in connection…
Danny Sullivan Irony. Google uses info from pirated Sony emails to push back on MPAA plans to call Google a pirate t.co/VY0aEGrena
Nick Wingfield Google's Kent Walker: the MPAA is trying to revive SOPA through work with Mississippi's state AG t.co/TECKBtKZ7R
Techmeme Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA t.co/0FKr2TpTKn t.co/YIPbWIX9dM
Mediagazer Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA t.co/VCdoV7dzVV t.co/3dwbmxZZ2d
mhelft Google General Counsel Kent Walker: The MPAA's Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State Attorney General t.co/dVLpkhTboQ
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Uber Strikes Deal With Portland to Suspend Service for Three Months

WSJ – Douglas MacMillan – Dec 18 – Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has been particularly outspoken against Uber and ridesharing apps. Douglas MacMillan Uber reached an agreement with Portland to suspend operations in the city for three months while regulators work to revise rules…
Bill Gurley RT @dmac1: Portland Mayor Hales: Uber a "valid part of the new sharing economy that Portland embraces' t.co/mpJCLbLW3V t.co/H4Bip82PlB
Doug MacMillan Portland Mayor Hales: Uber a "valid part of the new sharing economy that Portland embraces' t.co/mpJCLbLW3V t.co/H4Bip82PlB
Scott Austin Uber users in Portland: Service will be suspended for 3 months starting Monday. Just in time for the holidays. t.co/UNbWKQy6Xo
Techmeme Uber Strikes Deal With Portland to Suspend Service for Three Months (@dmac1) t.co/1OUgpAiRqJ t.co/DFbBWzv32W
MikeIsaac RT @dmac1: New on @WSJD: Uber Strikes Deal With Portland t.co/mpJCLbLW3V (Updating soon w/ my right-place-right-time interview with Mayor Hales)
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'The Interview' Review: Misguided Missile

WSJ – Joe Morgenstern – Dec 18, 1:21 PM – This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com.
Matt Murray Joe Morgenstern saw 'The Interview' so you don't have to. Because you can't, anyway. A review: t.co/L4UWmO3SY6 via @WSJ
Laura Stevens .@JoeMorgenstern: "Watching 'The Interview' is torture from almost start to finish." t.co/mU7ZhFyE1t via @WSJ
Raju Narisetti +1 @dabeard: Non-spoiler alert: @JoeMorgenstern calls #TheInterview "almost torture from start to finish." t.co/jkGhr3nhgs via @WSJ
JamesVGrimaldi "The Interview" review: @JoeMorgenstern's first time reviewing a movie most people will never see. t.co/dc5x7s0TVr
Tim Hanrahan RT @davidmwessel: Joe Morgenstern reviews The Interview: "Torture from almost start to finish" t.co/INIqPKUAwL t.co/bxrONCDtip
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'The Interview' Review: Misguided Missile

Wsj.com – Joe Morgenstern – Dec 18, 1:21 PM – This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com.
Amir Efrati So #TheInterview was so bad it wouldn't have made much money anyway, it seems. t.co/rqtjzfRR5S
James R. Hagerty RT @dkberman: WSJ review of The Interview: "There's no debate; watching 'The Interview' is torture from almost start to finish." t.co/2Q1Mg9o1Qh
Dennis K. Berman WSJ review of The Interview: "There's no debate; watching 'The Interview' is torture from almost start to finish." t.co/2Q1Mg9o1Qh
Wall Street Journal The Interview is "remarkably dismal," writes @JoeMorgenstern. "Think Saturday Night Live on a really bad night." t.co/NbXqCKc3N5
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