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Justine Sacco Case Provides Solid Handwringing

The Internet is simultaneously perfect for both vile comments and for people who insist on having their outrage over those comments acknowledged. When IAC PR Chief Justin Sacco's racist tweet about The AIDS hit the Internet last Friday, it only took minutes before she was shredded around the world, a few more minutes for the obligatory defenders of amorphous free speech concepts to counter, then maybe a half-hour...read more

Internet Company P.R. Chief Tweets The Last Joke Of Her Career

Here's a great idea. If your boss is long rumored to be gay, and you're the PR Chief for an Internet company, that among other things, runs a black singles dating site, why not Tweet a racist joke about The AIDS before your flight to Africa. It could only be more perfect if you made such a Tweet then had no Internet connection for next twelve hours so you have no idea that everybody who knows you or has ever heard of...read more