Pre-Marketing: VCs behaving badly?

November 14, 2011, 4:57 PM UTC

* Activist shareholders: Nuns who won’t stop nudging

* From the inside: A personal account of the MF Global fallout

* VCs behaving badly? Benchmark Capital gets sued for allegedly stealing an entrepreneur’s idea

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point to mixed open, the Mario Monti rally fizzles in Europe and the Nikkei closes up 1%.

* Eric Paley: Startups rarely do anything well

* Philip Shishkin: MF Global’s history of risk and lax oversight

* Roger Ehrenberg: Creating competitive advantage through data

* Ciao: TPG Capital scales back European buyout operations

* You’ve gotta have options: More ways to short Groupon

* Adam Nash: Zynga, equity and tough decisions

* Steven Levy: Jeff Bezos owns the Web in more ways than you think

* Douglas Rushkoff: Occupy Wall Street beta-tests a new way of living

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* Bill Frezza is the only venture capitalist I’ve seen come out against net neutrality

* Tweet of the Day: @foxjust As “third-largest country in world,” why doesn’t Facebook have nukes yet? #TE11

* Only in Washington DC: 60 Minutes goes after Congress for its legal (?!?!) culture of insider trading:

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