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There are numerous specific isues in the report concerning Internet, Web, Silicon Valley, and related technologies, firms, practices, and concerns, most especially Facebook and Twitter.

Among other outcomes, the consequences and repercussions are all but certain to include massive changes to self- and externally-imposed industry regulation. The Net's age of innocence is over.

Blanket declarations that the story is off-topic seem at best parlous thin.




> Blanket declarations that the story is off-topic seem at best parlous thin.

Allow me to directly quote the guidelines: “Off-topic: Most stories about politics, or crime, [...] unless they're evidence of some interesting new phenomenon. [...] If they'd cover it on TV news, it's probably off-topic.”

Mentioning the internet, web, silicon valley, or “related technologies” does not make it on-topic.


> specific isues in the report concerning Internet, Web, Silicon Valley, and related technologies, firms, practices, and concerns, most especially Facebook and Twitter.

And specific articles about numerous such issues have been discussed on HN (with varying "success"), and there's no reason to believe it won't happen with issues based on details from the Mueller report.


When in doubt, you could email hn [ at ] ycombinator dot com and ask them for clarification.


I frequently do. And have in this instance.




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