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The FTC heavy-handedly bars Twitter for 20 years “from misleading consumers about the extent to which it maintains and protects their security, privacy, and confidentiality.” Hey, at least the government thinks Twitter has staying power.

Enron’s former chief executive Jeffrey Skilling, serving a 24-year prison sentence, might have gotten the break of a lifetime earlier today in a new Supreme Court ruling.

The secret to selling Ferrari’s? Targeting 8 to 12 year olds, says the company, with an evil snicker.

Is it possible to build a Silicon Valley in Russia? Esther Dyson weighs in on Russian president Dmitry Medvedev’s plans to create an “Innovation City” outside Moscow.

Hasbro says it’s not in any stinking acquisition talks.

Police your own damn copyrights, Viacom.

Looking for a story about poor judgment combined with terrible luck? How about the tale of Apple Computer’s third cofounder? He sold his 10 percent of the company for $800; today, that stake that would be worth more than $20 billion.

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