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Facebook kills app that would let Facebook stalkers become real life stalkers (tags)
While a fair corner of the internet was in angry mob mode because Facebook changed users’ default emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, several others were aware of another Facebook dealing that seemed even more nefarious. This past Monday, Facebook quietly unleashed the “Find Friends Nearby” feature, a mobile app that would allow users to see which other users were in proximity.
A Plea for the Politics of Peace (tags)
In advance of the May 22-23 Arab League summit held in Tunis, the London Arabic-language daily Al-Hayat published an open letter by renowned Egyptian playwright and satirist Ali Salem to the participants. The following are excerpts from his letter, translated and reprinted courtesy of memri.org.