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Kamala Harris Calls AG Opponent Chris Kelly Liar, 'Rookie' in Latest Attack Ad

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has launched a new television ad attacking former Facebook executive Chris Kelly, her foremost adversary in the Democratic primary for the California Attorney General's race.In this latest bout of mud-slinging between Harris and Kelly,…
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News, The Snitch Facebook Posting Gets Pot-Loving Police Dispatcher Fired

Facebook Posting Gets Pot-Loving Police Dispatcher Fired

There are so many people whose careers have gone south due to bizarre postings on Facebook that there's even a Facebook page chronicling them. Whether a police dispatcher who stated she was addicted to prescription drugs, cheap booze, and pot…
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News, The Snitch Will Big Winners in Facebook Privacy Flap Be Politicians?

Will Big Winners in Facebook Privacy Flap Be Politicians?

We've written a bit about how the furor over Facebook's opening of more user data to prying eyes could cost Attorney General candidate -- and former Facebook Chief Privacy Officer -- Chris Kelly. But for politicians who don't have high-profile…
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News, The Snitch Is Kamala Harris Scared of Chris Kelly?

Is Kamala Harris Scared of Chris Kelly?

In politics, as in life, smart folks pick their battles. If you're winning the race, it doesn't do to get caught jawing with some little-known also-ran. So the recent, persistent efforts of Kamala Harris -- the Democratic front-runner in the…
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News, The Snitch Will Facebook Privacy Ties Wreck Chris Kelly's AG Campaign?

Will Facebook Privacy Ties Wreck Chris Kelly's AG Campaign?

These days, touting the title "Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook" on one's resume must feel a bit like being the Head of Safety for BP or Lead Acting Instructor at the William Shatner School of Drama. Following policy changes at…
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News, The Snitch Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? Here's a List of His Public Events

Want to Meet Mark Zuckerberg? Here's a List of His Public Events

​ Truth is stranger than fiction: In the wake of David Thorne's "Kate's Party" prank comes a Guardian UK article about how Facebook privacy holes "let you see where strangers plan to go." The article proves its point by…
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