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Video of a wild snowball fight devolving into unchecked aggression against an elderly motorist has incited a wave of backlash against students and football players at the University of Oregon
The YouTube clip, above, has been viewed more than 2.5 million times since Friday, and exploded over the weekend. It shows the aftermath of an organized snowball fight reportedly put together by members of the Oregon football team to mark the first substantial snowfall in the school's hometown of Eugene
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But after the voluntary college shenanigans end, things turn much darker.
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After the summer's string of revelations about NSA surveillance, companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft have united in protest, published transparency reports and asked for permission to reveal even more information.
Cellphone companies like Verizon or AT&T have thus far remained silent when it comes to NSA. Major carriers are, however, now revealing that they received 1.1 million data requests from local law enforcement agencies in 2012, including requests for location data, text messages, browsing history and call logs.
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What a difference a few years make. Two years ago, T-Mobile was cast adrift in the wake of its botched merger with AT&T. At the time, the wireless carrier didn't appear to have any kind of plan B when the deal fell through, which executives confirmed.
Things didn't look good for T-Mobile in 2011: The company had a reputation for being a value-driven carrier fueled by the easy — but fleeting — money of prepaid customers, but it was hemorrhaging subscribers.