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Submission + - Twitter Denies Censoring WikiLeaks (thinq.co.uk)

Stoobalou writes: Twitter has denied that it has censored WikiLeaks by preventing posts relating to it from from appearing in its Trends side bar.

A minor storm kicked up over the weekend as conspiracy theorists alleged that the micro-blogging site was deliberately keeping the whistle-blowing site out of the Trends ranking, which is supposed to point out hot topics to Twitter users.

Late last night Twitter's communications director Matt Graves issued a statement which attempts to explain the apparent anomaly between the amount of traffic relating to WikiLeaks and the Cablegate leaks, and the non-appearance of these topics in the Trends listing.


Submission + - How to act like Microsoft? Get sued over Java... 1

chaboud writes: Like a blast from Microsoft's past, Java's new keepers at Oracle have filed what will probably end up being an unfashionably out-of-style double-breasted lawsuit over Google's use of Java in Android, throwing in all of the usual sweet legal nothings, such as "willful," "injunction," and "damages." I wish someone had told me earlier that the way to make money off of software was to stand around with a law degree.

To do two things at once is to do neither. -- Publilius Syrus