This isn't actually news and it's also about 15 hours late.
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Whoever buys it is able to do a rate hike and truly screw over pre-existing consumers, and that's just if they're feeling generous. There's far worse they could potentially do.
1: The buyout was so huge that they all decided to "go out on top" with a huge retirement package.
2: The team was so unhappy with the terms of Viacom's selling of the company that they are all leaving in lock-step.
I'm, unfortunately, leaning towards the second option as it seems more realistic. I always knew the Viacom buyout would end in tears, I just didn't know it would take this long.
4chan's existence completely invalidates this study.
Look ladies and gentlemen, a libertarian.
There is a big difference. A fencing operation being held from a pawn shop is wholeheartedly illegal as it implies full cooperation of the shop owner with the actual criminals while in this case the site admins always responded to law enforcement in a timely fashion in order to shut down illegal blogs.
You seem to not understand that we're the ants and the powers that be are the wasps.
Mark my words. This is only the beginning of high-profile shutdowns.
The nest has been stirred and the wasps are now out in full force.
There is, however, a light at the end of the tunnel.
You cannot get by with stuff like this without angering a lot of people.
Enough angry constituents and things will start to change.
Lets just hope for the best as that's all we can really do.