Boing Boing: Spy is back! Sort of. No word yet on whether Carl Swanson is on board.
Eugene Volokh and Paul Alan Levy, Washington Post: Dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aim at getting web pages taken down or deindexed. Brilliantly slimy hack of the legal system and search engine infrastructure. Google won’t take down search results without a court order? Sue an imaginary defendant with a similar name, get him to settle, and use the settlement to get the pages taken down.
CNet: Samsung puts Galaxy Note 7 out of its misery. When your recalled phone bursts into smoke and flames on a plane, it might be time to give up the ghost.