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"Learn more" is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more: SOPA and PIPA are just indicators of a much broader problem. We are already seeing big media calling us names. In many jurisdictions around the world, we're seeing the development of legislation that prioritizes…
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And at the end the "New Laptop from Google" ad popped up...

By Rattus Norvegicus (not verified) on 14 Mar 2013 #permalink

I didn't care about Google Reader until I decided to check what all the fuss was about. I discovered that I could use it to solve a problem that had been bugging me a for a while - how to sync between my desktop feedreader and iPad.

How dare they - hands off Google Reader!!

> And at the end the “New Laptop from Google” ad popped up

Maybe they figured out there's more money in selling the dedicated hardware readers along with the page views?

By Hank Roberts (not verified) on 15 Mar 2013 #permalink