Peter Kafka

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QOTD: The Case for Holding On to Hulu

The big media companies have all failed when it comes to digital … Hulu is the exception to that rule. It has flourished, despite ownership by the major media companies. Yet, this is the business that the media companies are looking to sell — does that make sense?

BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield, in a note urging Hulu’s owners, who have put the site on the auction block, not to go through with the sale


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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