6. The national surveillance state is alive and well and out to engulf you
The most chilling aspect of this story is how easily several careers and marriages were ruined by one stupid complaint and some rudimentary computer forensics. That should make us all stop and take a deep breath before we blithely carry on tweeting and updating our way into the NSA database. The good news: Perhaps the fall of a CIA chief is what it will take to get some real privacy legislation out of our deadlocked/braindead Congress.
7. The world can only take so many Kardashians
Really, I think we hit our quota a long time ago. Sorry, Jill and Natalie. But maybe you can both dye your hair blonde and try to come back as the Olsen twins.
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