Economist Brad DeLong has received a DMCA takedown notice from HarperCollins, publisher of Steve Levitt and Steve Dubners SuperFreakonomics.

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- Brad DeLong has received a DMCA takedown notice from HarperCollins.

- http://delong.typepad.com/files/superfreakonomics-chapter-5.pdf

- Is SuperFreakonomics author Levitt again denying the ‘unequivocal’ scientific evidence for global warming? New Yorker’s Kolbert calls book a form of “horseshit.”

- One error retracted, 99 to go. Superfreaknomics authors will, in future editions, correct their claim that Caldeira believes “carbon dioxide is not the right villain”.

- Ken Caldeira’s Carbon Solution

Intellectual Ventures wanna solve global warming via stratoshield.

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“-Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) assailed the authors of SuperFreakonomics for participating in the effort to deceive the American public on the science of global warming, in particular for their “-absolute deception”- in their portrayal of the views of climate scientist Ken Caldeira. He criticized the book during a hearing of the House Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming investigating forged letters sent on behalf of the coal industry opposing climate legislation.”-

Ocean acidification:

STEVE LEVITTS FREAKONOMICS HIJACKED BY HACKER – FAMOUS ECONOMICS BLOG TEMPORARILY DEFACED – ANTI-SPORTS BETTING BILE VOICED

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Freakonomics, the famous blog on economics, is powered by WordPress, which is known [*] to have grave security vulnerabilities. Yesterday, a dangerous hacker managed to get access to their blogging software, and published an opinion on the regulation of prediction markets, which represents the total opposite of what Steve Levitt believes in. No doubt the hacker (who signed as “-The Australopithecus“-) will get caught by the Police. No doubt Steve Levitt will get out of his torpor soon and re-establish the truth. We will then give airtime to Steve Levitt’-s arguments, on Midas Oracle. We’-re with you, doctor Levitt.

[*] I know that for a fact. Midas Oracle was hijacked yesterday by a dangerous hacker who signed as “-The Barbecue”-. I’-m not responsible for what he said.

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