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Tinfoil Hat Territory

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Just for fun, today I'd like to use my column to skate perilously close to the edge of rampant paranoia. I'm really doing this to make an ironic point, at the end, but I can't deny that this type of thing is certainly fun to write.

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TechCrunch | Posted 01.11.2012 | Technology

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AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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