Kara Swisher

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Britney Is Back and Better Than…Well, She's Back!

Here’s a snippet from Britney Spears’s upcoming cameo appearance on CBS’s (CBS) “How I Met Your Mother” sitcom next Monday, clips that are fast becoming among the most popular racing around the Web of late.

No longer a “popwreck,” as the TMZ (TWX) celebrity site calls her so lovingly, her first words on the show are: “Can we have sex and then go shopping?” BoomTown loves poetic irony.

Here’s another snippet:

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work