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Booting Up: The Developers Hate Face.com So Much Right Now Edition

 Booting Up: The Developers Hate Face.com So Much Right Now Edition

Cyborg Vision, a hack built with Face.com’s API.

After being acquired by Facebook, the facial-recognition service Face.com–a local hackathon favorite–shuts down its developers API. Too bad the company promised the exact opposite a few weeks ago. [The Next Web]

Speaking of outlawing clients, Dave Winer thinks Twitter’s API is looking mighty corporate. [Scripting News]

SecondLife is a success story, says founder of SecondLife. [PandoDaily]

Google kicks off LGBT-support campaign to “legalize love,” in homophobic countries around the world. [Gay Star News]

Tech companies’ latest strategy against patent trolls: If you can’t beat them, become a troll yourself. [WSJ]

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