The News: Legitimate Businessmen

• Not even Jesus, arguably history’s greatest hustler, could sell these protein shakes. [NYT]
• found illegal by Americans. Good thing it’s on Russian soil, eh? [NYT]
• Call it “preemptive indignation” – law firm pays plaintiffs to buy stocks and position themselves to be aggrieved prior to filing class-action lawsuits. And now they’re on the other end of the litigation stick (top-heavy beating variety, natch). [LAT]
• AT&T-Cingular to form Voltron in Chicago next month. [CT].
• Need a telco spokesperson to fight net neutrality and give it a happy face? Let’s get that guy who was Bill Clinton’s mouthpiece during the cigar scandal. [LAT]


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  1. Hawkins says:

    Dear Editors:

    Please stop linking to stories on sites that require registration (like the Chicago Tribune and the L.A. Times, above). I know that registration for these sites is free, and I’m hip to the wonderful benefits of registration, but the registration process also sucks your immortal soul out though your nostrils.

  2. Ben Popken says:

    Carl writes (so we don’t have to):

    “If you don’t already know about this site then pre pair to be amazed. is a site has log in for sites that require logins and password. Though it only has password for sites that are free, eg no free bus bang :(.

    If you are a firefox user there is a sweet extension that enables you to right click to get a password. Get it here

  3. Grady says:

    They’re not blocking it in New Orleans.