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CBS Signs On for Netflix Latin America Trip

Another CBS Web video deal: The broadcaster will provide some of its old shows to Netflix streaming customers in Canada and soon in Latin America. The announcement is very similar to the one the two companies announced last February, which brought old shows like “Star Trek” and “Medium” to U.S. Netflix Web streaming subscribers. Which means it’s also quite similar to the one announced last week, which brought old CBS shows to Amazon streaming customers.


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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