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Gogo to Acquire Airfone for In-Flight Spectrum Boost

In-flight Wi-Fi company Gogo announced Monday it will purchase the Airfone radiotelephone service unit from Jet Blue LiveTV LLC, bagging Gogo a 1 MHz spectrum license. The acquisition adds to its existing 3 MHz license, for which Gogo beat out JetBlue in an auction in 2006. Gogo filed its S-1 in December with plans to raise up to $100 million in its eventual IPO.


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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