On Saturday, Sept. 4, Craigslist removed access to its adult services section, the New York Times first reported. In the place of the usual adult services link was a black box with the word "CENSORED."
Pennsylvania is having an interesting week, politically. Representative Joe Sestak (from my home district--PA-7, represent) defeated long-term, moderate-Republican-turned-liberal-Democrat Arlen Specter in the Democratic Senate primary. Democrat Mark Critz defeated Republican Tim Burns by a whopping 10 points in a special election for the PA-12 seat vacated by John Murtha, even though the race was supposed to be a nail-biter.
Intel's just landed itself a financial penalty of nearly one and a half billion dollars in an E.U. antitrust ruling, but now there are suggestions that the company's problems may be just starting--U.S. lawmakers could follow with antitrust cases of their own.
Speaking to Reuters, David Balto, a former policy director for antitrust at the Federal Trade Commission noted that, "The size of the fine shows that there's been substantial harm to consumers. That's going to compel the FTC to act."