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Today's e-Reads: How the AT&T/T-Mo Deal Fell Apart; The Thumb Drive That Took Down NSA

The Washington Post deconstructs how AT&T’s plan to take over T-Mobile fell apart. Instead of impressing regulators, AT&T's giant lobbying and ad campaign freaked them out. 

The accidental infection of National Security Agency computers via a thumb drive in 2008 exposed holes in military authority to defend civilian networks, The Washington Post reports. “The danger is not so much that cyber capabilities will be used without warning by some crazy general,” Stewart  Baker, a former NSA general counsel, tells the Post. “The real worry is they won’t be used at all because the generals don’t know what the rules are.”

 

The New York Times blogs on a study confirming that tech companies lack women among their board members and highest-paid executives — not to mention as engineers.

Twitter has rolled out its new design - its layout introduces three new buttons: Home, @Connect and #Discover. 

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other international leaders said governments and private businesses should push back against growing efforts by other governments to restrict access to the Internet.

 
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