Congratulations, Dear Yahoo you have been awarded a $600 million price, my uncle Dr. Obombo passed away and left the sum of $800 US in an account in Namibia, his wife is willing to give you your awarded sum if you send us your bank account number as well as your full name and address.
CNNMoney commenter InMiami, on a court awarding Yahoo $610 million in damages from Thai and Nigerian scammers who used the company’s logo in an email lottery hoax. (None of the defendants have responded to the complaint.)
LEGALLY WE’RE REQUIRED TO YELL THIS PART BECAUSE IT’S FUCKING IMPORTANT. THIS IS THE PART WHERE WE TELL YOU THAT WE DO OUR BEST TO NOT HAVE BROKEN SHIT BUT WE CAN’T MAKE ANY PROMISES OR GUARANTEE ANYTHING AT ALL. WE DON’T EVEN PROMISE THAT USING FACEBOOK IS SAFE SO IF YOU GET AXE-MURDERED BECAUSE OF SOME SHIT YOU DID ON FACEBOOK THAT’S NOT ON US WE TRIED TO WARN YOU WE EVEN YELLED IT.
The Entire Facebook Terms of Service in Bro Speak, by Slacktory (h/t to CNNMoneyT friend Alie) - JP
It’s like the door was wide open with a cookie and milk tray out with a piece of paper that asks to please not take the jewelry laying on the counter. Seriously, a simple SQL statement yielded all of this data that was unencrypted? Why doesn’t Sony just avoid the embarrassment by publishing all of their customer data themselves?
CNNMoney commenter conic123 on the purported Lulz Security hack of 1 million Sony accounts
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Today’s quiz: What company derives 96 percent of its revenue from advertising, has a video platform that is currently negotiating with the National Basketball Association, a movie studio and various celebrities, and is developing a subscription service that would be plug-and-play for publishers and consumers the world over.

If you “hate how group emails multiply like rabbits in our inboxes,” as the Journal notes, maybe find a better group to email with, so you look forward to their correspondence. Part of what’s great (and awful and frustrating!) about the internet — super-immediate contact (or lurking) with a ton of people, ranging from strangers to best friends — is the endless ability to judge others.

If they perform well on a group email chain, reward them with your friendship. If they don’t, use the “Forward” button to send the email to someone you do like, and share a laugh over it. If it’s for work, and you hate the volume of emails, remember that you’re getting paid and deleting is easy.

From the Village Voice’s reply to the WSJ’s attack on the reply-all button