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Re: Android 3.2 Source Code is Out

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____/ Homer on Thursday 14 Jul 2011 05:00 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
>> Check out this very recent article in the New Yorker.
>>    http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/07/11/110711fa_fact_auletta
>> In particular:
>>    http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/07/11/110711fa_fact_auletta?currentPage=7
>>    What Facebook's executives didn't discuss at meetings I attended
>>    this spring was the contract they had recently signed with
>>    Burson-Marsteller, a top international public-relations agency, to
>>    quietly promote stories of Google's alleged perfidies to reporters.
>>    When a blogger, in May, blew the whistle on Facebook's sly
>>    campaign, the company issued an embarrassed disclaimer: "No 'smear'
>>    campaign was authorized or intended." Burson-Marsteller offered a
>>    lame mea culpa, denouncing its own employees and saying that the
>>    secretive contract with Facebook "should have been declined."
>>    Sandberg admits, "We made a mistake."
> I admire your stamina. I fell asleep before the end of the first
> sentence on page one. The only thing that interests me in the slightest
> about Facebook is the fact they engaged in a smear campaign, without so
> much as even a hint of investigation or prosecution by any government
> agency or regulatory body, for professional misconduct in violation of
> any codes of business practice. I assume the US simply doesn't have any.

The government is *run* by such activities in K Street... they have more
urgent issues to deal with like possession of pot and shoplifting by the 
hungry... AstroTurfing is a rich man's industry, they don't see it as
a problem.

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