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  1. technology
    Adults Are Teaching Kids How to Use Facebook During a BreakupKids learn Facebook dos and don’ts, but maybe adults should learn them, too.
  2. the future is coming
    Yahoo Is Trying to Buy HuluThe online video service is considering an unsolicited acquisition offer.
  3. democracy now
    India Gets All China-y, Restricts Free Speech on the WebThis is not going to help Indo-American relations.
  4. revolt like an egyptian
    For the Past 24 Hours, Libya Has Been ‘Black Holing’ the InternetQaddafi is using a different strategy than Mubarak did.
  5. the future is coming
    Sorry This Internet Is Full. Try Again Later.The web is running out of addresses.
  6. egypt
    There’s No Cell Service in Egypt Now, EitherBut Google’s offering a workaround solution.
  7. egypt
    Egypt’s Mubarak Defies Calls to ResignCan the president hold on?
  8. you say you want a revolution
    How Governments Flip the Internet’s Kill SwitchLieberman thinks Obama should have a kill switch of his very own.
  9. international intrigue
    Egypt Turns Off the Internet As Al Jazeera–Fueled Protests Rage [Updated]With Twitter down in Egypt, this is Al Jazeera’s moment.
  10. the future is coming
    Facebook Beats Out Google As America’s Most Visited WebsiteNarcissism wins again.
  11. net neutrality
    FCC Set to Pass Net Neutrality RulesThe new net neutrality rules don’t seem to please anyone.
  12. gawker
    Gawker Hacked, Private User Information Possibly Stolen [Updated]“Our user databases appear to have been compromised.”
  13. the future is coming
    Steve Wozniak Wonders Whose Altar We’re Worshipping AtThe man who brought us personal computers sounds like he has some regrets.
  14. the future is coming
    FTC Contemplates a ‘Do Not Track’ ButtonPress to keep your privacy.
  15. net neutrality
    The FCC Sorta Tries to Keep the Internet Kinda FreeAnother proposal on net neutrality.
  16. are you there google? it’s me margaret
    Europe Has a Problem With Google’s Total Internet DominationThe European Commission launches an antitrust investigation into Google.
  17. the future is coming
    Man Who Invented the Internet Thinks Facebook Is Bad for the Web“The more you enter, the more you become locked in.”
  18. the future is coming
    Tech Companies Are Suffering From ‘IPO Anxiety.’ Can Kayak Help?“IPO anxiety”: the fear that taking your start-up public is so 1999.
  19. pope benedict xvi
    Extremely Religious Elderly Man Does Not Care for the Internets“A large number of young people … establish forms of communication that do not increase humaneness.”
  20. the future is coming
    Department of Please Don’t Steal My DataCould John Kerry’s brother be the country’s first privacy czar?
  21. the future is coming
    Truce Between Hulu and Boxee Could Hurt Google TVWill someone come out on top soon, please? Because we want to watch Hulu on our TV.
  22. the future is coming
    All 95 Congressional Candidates Who Supported the Net Neutrality Bill Lost the ElectionThe net is about to get very biased.
  23. a series of tubes
    Opportunities to Obtain Free V1aGr4 Suddenly DiminishOne spammer was responsible for 20 percent of the world’s spam supply.
  24. eric schmidt
    Google CEO Would Like to Remind You How Important Your Disappearing Privacy Really Is“There’s a reason why private thoughts were invented by generations before us.”
  25. tyler clementi
    Rutgers Suspects Haven’t Been to Class“[Wei] definitely feels bad.”
  26. tyler clementi
    Tyler Clementi’s Parents Call for ‘Human Dignity’“Needless to say, public attention has been intense.”
  27. the future is coming
    The U.S. Wants to Wiretap Your InternetFirst they came for your anonymous comments.
  28. missed connections
    Craigslist Confirms Discontinuation of ‘Adult Services’ Section“Censored” label appeared over Labor Day weekend.
  29. city life
    Cable Guy No Longer Free to Show Up Whenever He Damn Well PleasesAlso: no more interminable phone waits. Hooray!
  30. missed connections
    Is Craigslist Shuttering Its Adult Services Section?But fear not: Casual Encounters seems to be unaffected.
  31. the future is coming
    Facebook Dispenses With the Networking Ruse and Goes Straight to StalkingFacebook is just trying to help.
  32. media
    Ben Huh Wants to Save Reddit From Condé Nast’s ‘Corporate Interference’Would the links site be better off with cheezeburgers instead of Condé cafeteria salads?
  33. end of privacy
    Baby Boomers Join Facebook to Destroy American YouthAlmost half of them are now using social media.
  34. ink-stained wretches
    Chris Anderson Backs Away From Free in Wired’s New Cover StoryChris Anderson departs from his original hypothesis.
  35. death and taxes
    Facebook’s Latest Dilemma: The Active Pages of the DeceasedWhat should the company do with the increasing number of left-behind profiles?
  36. cleaning up
    Oil Spill Is Old News to Bloggers, TweetersThe online conversation has moved on.
  37. early and awkward
    Meg Whitman’s FAIL Blog FAILCalifornia gubernatorial candidate has angered FAIL Blog.
  38. chatroulette
    ChatRoulette Is Putting Up a Fight Against Unsolicited Male GenitaliaAll the nakedness on the site is getting a bit much.
  39. incidentally daily intel plagarized this paragraph
    Scandal: Online Journalist Pastes Portions of Someone Else’s Story Into OwnVeteran journalist Gerald Posner acknowledged today that he copied five sentences from a Miami ‘Herald’ article this week.
  40. it’s the circle of “like”
    The Warm-Fuzzy WebThe new world of nice netiquette.
  41. tubes
    Google News Making It Slightly More Difficult to Read The Wall Street Journal for FreeNow you can only read five articles a day without paying for things!
  42. international intrigue
    Did North Korea Attack Our Internet?That’s what South Korea thinks. They’re always pointing fingers.
  43. ink-stained wretches
    Times Nears Decision on How You’ll Pay for Online ContentThey’ve narrowed it down to two revenue models, and they’ll make a decision by the end of June.
  44. crimes of passion
    Times Twitter Feed Gets HackedFor a second, we actually thought the style blog was encouraging self-love.
  45. gilli-brand management
    Kirsten Gillibrand Not the Master of Her DomainsInternet speculators have snatched up Gillibrand-related web addresses in the hopes that she one day runs for president. But they’re not in it for the money.
  46. blog-stained wretches
    Nick Denton on Media: We Are All ‘Sleepwalking Into Economic Extinction’According to the Gawker Media chief, there’s hope for quick-thinking Internet companies. Big conglomerates, sorry, it’s too late.
  47. Google Like It’s 2001The search engine reminds us that nothing goes away, and we’re not nearly as cool or prolific as we remember.
  48. web sights
    Look! The ‘Journal’ Redesigned Its Web PageJust in time for an epic international financial crisis, WSJ.com gets a pretty makeover. At least some people are taking care of themselves these days.
  49. early and often
    Sarah Palin, Sweetheart of the Twittering ClassesWhy read some high-falutin newspaper’s analysis of Sarah Palin’s speech when you can read a thousand schizo reactions in 140 characters or less?
  50. in other news
    ‘Gossip Girl’ Returns to the Internet, Where It BelongsThe CW will once again stream episodes of the best show ever on its Website after the show returns, in September.
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