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Social Media Newsfeed: NSA Transparency | David Karp on Colbert

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Major Internet, Social Media Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests (SocialTimes)
Today, more than five-dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security requests they’ve handled, according to a report in AllThingsD. The companies signing on to the request include Google, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, AOL, Digg, Dropbox, Meetup, Mozilla, Reddit, Salesforce, Tumblr and The Wikimedia Foundation.

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SoundCloud Announces NYC Office Plans and a New Hire from Pandora

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SoundCloud, headquartered in Berlin, plans to open a new office alongside a cacophony of honking taxis, rumbling subway lines, and people who aren’t afraid to speak their minds. The New York City office will appear “in the coming months,” the company said. Along with the new digs will come former Pandora executive Dan Gerber, whom SoundCloud has tapped to lead brand revenue initiatives for the audio-sharing community.

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