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NBC Digital Exec JB Perrette Leaves

Comcast is still shuffling executives in the wake of its NBCUniversal merger. The latest is Jean-Briac (JB) Perrette, who at one point headed up digital distribution for NBC and was bumped up to a larger distribution role in 2009. Perrette was also one of NBC’s reps on Hulu’s board of directors, back before it gave them up as a merger concession. Deadline.com first reported on Perrette’s departure. An NBCU statement praised Perrette and wished him well.


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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