Amy Pascal has stepped down as the co-head of Sony Pictures Entertainment in a move that is particularly unsurprising, even in a town known for predictable plot twists. Pascal’s embarrassing emails were among the lowlights of the Sony hack heard ’round the world. Those emails made extending Pascal’s tenure impossible. They also serve as a metaphor for our modern times when private emails can become public disturbances. I examined this topic in a recent article on the coming age of self-censorship. I Will Not Post This.

+ Bloomberg: Investigators see signs of Chinese hackers in the recent breach of Anthem. Data connected to as many as 80 million people may have been exposed.

+ “I think of the cloud as a drunken copier machine.” The next big thing in corporate communication could be the delete button.