“WASHINGTON (CNN) — Computer hackers have embedded software in the United States’ electricity grid and other infrastructure that could potentially disrupt service or damage equipment, two former federal officials told CNN…The U.S. power grid isn’t the only system at risk. The former officials said malicious code has been found in the computer systems of oil and gas distributors, telecommunications companies and financial services industries.” [via CNN]
…is what Associated Press CEO Tom Curley said tonight with his angry angry eyes to Arianna Huffington on Charlie Rose.
Arianna: “Citizen journalism…link monetization…mmmbblllrr…don’t block the box, I mean…mmmbbbllrrr…anyone who tries to…mmm….I could kick Tom Curley’s ass through this satellite connection, you know…let me tell you…what the Huffington Post is doing right now, Charlie, we’re—”
Charlie Rose: “And that’s all the time we’ve got.”
And yes, I am looking forward to my 65th birthday. Tom Curley and Arianna Huffington on the AP’s ludicrously ambitious plan to reign in use of their content. Robert Morgenthau on his retirement.
Right now, Arianna is explaining How The Internet Works to Tom.
At the Armory Book Fair, walking out with a STEAL.
Redesigning the ole blog.
Ahem, IBM. You fired this gun-happy guy? This is clearly ALL your fault. http://tinyurl.com/c3w8ec
Cable news notices Binghamton shooter was Asian! Just like VT Tech shooter! Trend Alert; prepare for in-depth pieces on Aggressive Asians.
In the absence of any additional news, Fox News anchor Shep Smith will fill your on-air gaps with somber prose, a skill he’s got pretty well wrapped up by now. Smith was Fox’s on-the-ground guy for Princess Di’s death, the Oklahoma City bombing, the execution of Timothy McVeigh, Columbine, TWA Flight 800 and Hurricane Katrina.
Get this man some uppers, stat.
Rejoicing that MacHeist finally got shit together & gave me my STASH. Also waiving right to claim in future am not member of Mac cult. Oy.
Perfect example to follow.