Facebook caves in to Beacon criticism--Thanks to Slashdot's jnadke for collating a list of sites participating in Beacon: eBay, Fandango, College Humor, Busted Tees, iWon, Citysearch, Pronto.com, echomusic, Travelocity, Allposters.com, Blockbuster, Bluefly.com, CBS Sports, Dotspotter, ExpoTV, Gamefly, Hotwire, Joost, Kiva, Kongregate, LiveJournal, Live Nation, Mercantila, The NBA, The New York Times, Overstock.com, (RED), Redlight, Seamless Web, Sony Online Entertainment, Sony Pictures, STA Travel, TheKnot, TripAdvisor, Travel Ticker, Typepad, viagogo, Vox, Yelp, WeddingChannel.com, and Zappos.
Amazon Kindle a fraud?--Apparently the Whispernet network used for wireless downloads isn't available everywhere in the US as people are initially led to believe. Amazon should try better to rectify this misconception by making this info more prominent rather than burying it under all the marketing hoopla.
New story: My Roommate's Body 12 by Londonboy
Blog Readers Out Anonymous Adults that Newspaper Refused to Identify--These adults who were responsible for a girl's suicide won't be facing criminal charges, but a civil lawsuit is certainly likely.
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Amazon's Kindle--Will this new e-Book usher in a reading revolution?
New stories: Londonboy
Time Magazine's Joe Klein spreading FISA falsehoods--Glen Greenwald's masterful takedown of this pundit who has "neither the time nor legal background to figure out who's right". Salon
TSA screeners order soldiers accompanying body of their fallen comrade home to strip to their skivvies--Oh, I'm sure they were just doing their job... looking busy.