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We shouldn’t be skeptical or amused at Zuckerberg’s “pivot to privacy” memo. We should be disgusted

The media reaction to Mark Zuckerberg’s memo on privacy and Facebook has mostly fallen into two camps: skepticism and open mockery. Mockery of the notion that, as TechCrunch put it, Zuckerberg has suddenly “discovered privacy.” Skepticism as typified by Mashable’s helpful warning that “if the last 15 years of Facebook have taught us anything, it’s that …

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Just Claimed It Takes This Long To Write a Perfect Memo (Oh, Really?)

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  I just went on Amazon to buy a book I wanted. Amazon told me that, even though I’m a Prime member, it could only deliver the book in a week’s time. I think I know why. Everyone …

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In 2016 Memo Facebook VP Defended Company Policies, even if it Results in a Terrorist Attack

“I want to talk about the ugly,” said Facebook Vice President Andrew “Boz” Bosworth in a memo dated June 18, 2016. The explosive memo, leaked this week by an insider, goes on to defend and justify Facebook’s “questionable contact importing practices” and “all of the work we do to bring more communication in”. Bosworth justified …

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