“It’s not clear that lighting a match and dropping it in the public sphere is going to be a reliable way to bring closure.” That’s Harvard professor Jonathan Zittrain on the fact that lurid details from lawsuits are drawing an increasingly large online crowd. (It’s like reality TV, but real.)

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