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Vol 48 Issue 46

Sunday, November 18

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Cool New Lakers Coach Doesn't Make Team Play Defense

LOS ANGELES—The mood in the Los Angeles Lakers’ locker room was upbeat this morning as players were reportedly enthusiastic about new head coach Mike D’Antoni’s policy of never forcing them to play any defense whatsoever.
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Government Internet Surveillance Rising

Nearly doubling the figure from three years ago, the world’s governments requested access to Google’s private data almost 21,000 times during the first half of 2012, with the United States making the most demands. What do you think?

  • “If the U.S. government wants to see how much I Google ‘America U.S.A. Excellent,’ then that’s fine by me.”

    Alton Gough
    Systems Analyst
  • “I didn’t realize we were allowed to do that. I’ll take my ex’s new address, please.”

    Cedric Itzhak
    Refinery Supervisor
  • “That’s why I always tack on ‘just kidding’ after any search for illegal stuff.”

    Vanessa Lopez
    Hot Roll Laminator
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