Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 23, 2010

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The CIA is enlisting a task force to determine the amount of damage WikiLeaks has caused the US government. With the apt acronym of W.T.F., the WikiLeaks Task Force comes years after previous CIA data breaches. The task force intends to inventory classified data on over a dozen networks and monitor any possible misuse. In other news, Mark Zuckerberg’s vacation to China turned into a meet and greet with China’s top technology executives. A strong partnership in China would help Facebook reach more than 500 million untapped Internet users. Zuckerberg says that Facebook can’t reach everyone if it leaves out China. And finally, after immense pressure from attorneys general around the US, Craigslist was forced to remove its adult services ads worldwide. Facing complaints that they were aiding the solicitation of prostitution and the section’s removal in the states, dozens of countries followed suit. Was Craigslist trying to keep the section up for free speech, or revenue?

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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