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Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect open to the public within moments of each other; Firefox plug-in turns Amazon.com into piracy heaven; and former WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers asks for commuted sentence.
AOL has shut down the historic Internet access service, which got millions on the Internet for the first time in the 1980s and 1990s but has grown obsolete.
While sympathetic, former "homeless hacker" Adrian Lamo says the Army intelligence analyst who confided in him crossed the line by exposing compromising data on U.S. foreign policy.