Eavesdropping In: YouTube Suspends Lady Gaga's Account, Google Hurts Your Memory

by Mara Siegler · July 15, 2011

Public schools in California will be required to teach the accomplishments of gay Americans under a measure signed into law yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown. [LAT]

Rebekah Brooks, The News International chief executive who edited the News of the World during some of the years in which the tabloid's reporters hacked phones, has announced that Rupert and James Murdoch have accepted her resignation. [Guardian]

YouTube pulled Lady Gaga's account briefly yesterday due to "multiple or severe violations of YouTube's copyright policy." [AP

Computers and search engines are changing the way human memory works. We're less likely to remember if we know we can look it up later. [NYT]

The man accused of murdering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky has told police that he took the boy to a wedding, let him stay overnight in his home, and left him alone watching TV for a day before he smothered him in a panic. [WSJ]