Liz Gannes

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Kleiner Perkins and Ellen Pao Head to Court Tomorrow, But Judge Already Supports Pao on Arbitration Issue

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has already failed in keeping its partner Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination claims out of the public eye, but now a judge has tentatively ruled that the firm can’t force Pao to arbitrate the lawsuit out of court under an employment agreement. There’s a hearing on the issue in San Francisco tomorrow morning.


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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