It’s Wednesday, October 10, 2012 — Welcome to #TheFeed!
Read of the Day #1: Twitter Reactions to Jerry Sandusky Sentencing [Storify]
Social media gives everyone a voice. In the minutes after convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky received a 30-60 year sentence, thousands of people took the 140-character network to share their thoughts on the ruling. The general consensus seemed to be that it wasn’t harsh enough.
Read of the Day #2: ISPs Look to Punish Illegal File Sharers with “Copyright Alert System” [Wired]
Following years of illegal sharing and copyright violations, the nation’s leading internet service providers have teamed up to create a system to deter such crimes. Repeat offenders may have their speed reduced – or worse!
Read of the Day #3: Toys R’ Us Launches Streaming Video Service
Think Redbox (one of my favorites!) for kids and families. Selection would be limited to movies and TV shows that are pre-screened to be family-friendly. It may cost a little bit more, but the toy retailer is banking on parents paying a premium to have better control over the content their kids are exposed to.
What’s your take? Would you pay a little more for a narrower content focus? Or is this overkill?
Song of the Day: “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder