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On Facebook's lack of security, false clouds, classless outbursts and Steve Jobs' life and death

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management, Apple, Facebook

Class acts

"I thought you were classier."
-- In an incendiary interview after Yahoo fired her, Carol Bartz told Fortune magazine that is what she said to Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock when she called him six minutes later than scheduled and he launched into a prepared legal statement dismissing her (though not because she failed to call on time). "I said, 'Roy, I think that's a script ... Why don't you have the balls to tell me yourself?'" she also recalled in the Fortune interview, during which she referred to the board as "doofuses." They "f---ed me over," she said of the board.

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