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Tech blogger wants Verizon to scrap wireless service contracts

April 22, 2013

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Mike Beauchamp wants mega-telecom Verizon to get rid of contracts for their wireless services. The freelance blogger and self-described techie has started an online petition at Change.org claiming that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, “has already expressed his willingness to do away with” wireless service contracts. Beauchamp writes: Getting rid of carrier contracts is a win for […]

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How social media has shaped the case of Trayvon Martin

April 4, 2012

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In the killing of Trayvon Martin, the angel and the devil of social media have discovered the perfect battlefield. Without social media, the Feb. 26 killing of Martin, an unarmed, black 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla., probably would have remained forever a four-paragraph news brief in the local newspaper. On that rainy night, Martin was walking […]

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