Peter Kafka

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AOL’s Old Ad Boss Lands at Spotify

Spotify has a lot of new users. And now it has someone to help get ads in front of them: Jeff Levick, the former head of AOL sales, who was bumped out of his old job in July. Levick’s LinkedIn profile now lists him as the music service’s chief advertising officer; prior to AOL he had put in eight years at Google.


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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