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October 13, 2013, 11:10 AM

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Mike Isaac / AllThingsD:
Bilton Book: Twitter's Dick Costolo Was Fired (And Rehired) in 2010  —  Twitter's founding tale keeps getting more and more complicated.  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was briefly fired from the company by an advisor to the board in 2010, according to a new book detailing the early, tumultuous days of the microblogging service.
Walter Frick / HBR.org:
How Twitter's Leadership Drama Explains its Success  —  One founder pushed aside in the early days of the company, his name scrubbed from its founding story.  Another ousted from the CEO role by a co-founder, former boss, and seed investor.  That founder himself booted from the CEO role later on by VCs …
Joseph Walker / Wall Street Journal:
State Parole Boards Use Software to Decide Which Inmates to Release  —  Programs look at prisoners' biographies for patterns that predict future crime  —  At the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas, corrections officials collect biographical data on inmates that will be evaluated by the state parole board.
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
The Internet's best hope for a Do Not Track standard is falling apart.  Here's why.  —  Should businesses be forced to stop tracking your movements on the Internet?  —  It sounds like a simple question.  But judging by the growing despair among members of a diverse group assigned …

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