Representatives from Apple and Google got some explainin' to do, appearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law. If you want to watch it live, the Sunlight Foundation's got a great annotated stream. Democracy! [Sunlight Foundation]
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When Warner Bros. embarked on its journey to turn The Hobbit into a big-screen spectacle like its cousin (er, sequel, I suppose) The Lord of the Rings, there was a lot of enthusiasm in the fandom for the idea. That enthusiasm then turned into frustration, despair, and disinterest as Warner Bros. stretched out the book into not one, not two, but three padded-out movies.