"Vice is, however, “edgy” as a marketing ploy, following an utterly predictable strategy to afford loud, mostly white, mostly dudes yet more license in culture to act out at will, to acclaim but little consequence. In practical terms, as any cursory search of the content at Vice.com will show, “edgy” means “racist” and “sexist”—sometimes by accident, although often not."
"German executives and intelligence officials called Mr. Snowden a hero and said his disclosures had been a boon for business, as N.S.A. suspicions prompted global companies to look for alternatives to American products and services. One German executive said that many clients who had considered moving their services to the cloud were now looking to store their data on hardware inside Germany, given that “the U.S. owns the cloud.”"