Wednesday links (6/18/14)

A Nahant town administrator is under investigation for allegedly improperly funneling public contracts to favored contractors. Cambridge is considering regulations that would ban Uber and similar transportation services.

Westfield State University cited for failing to comply with the Massachusetts public records law.

When Aaron Swartz spoofed his MAC address, it proved he was a criminal. When Apple does it, it's good for everyone.

The FBI has a hilarious guide to Twitter slang (some of which is fake).

How anonymous sourcing became the rule rather than the exception in journalism.