by Jonathan Rothwell

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The Economist analyses Yahoo!’s lawsuit against Facebook.

Although some folk have backed [Yahoo!], many have criticised it. One of its former board members, Eric Hippeau, has described the suit as a “pathetic and heartbreaking last stand for Yahoo!”, and a former employee has publicly castigated the firm for “weaponising” the result of his work.

Now’s as good a time as any, too, to re-view Jason Scott’s talk on Archive Team, and evaluate whether you’d trust Yahoo with “a backup of your nutsack.”