Kara Swisher

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Also Gone From Yahoo: Top Sales Exec Grabowski (and Expect More TK)

Ross Levinsohn is not the only media and advertising departure from Yahoo today — top sales exec Marc Grabowski also is departing, said sources. A nearly 10-year veteran, he had most recently headed Yahoo’s sales office in Boston and headed the combined Interclick and mid-market sales teams at the company. Expect a lot more media-side shoes to drop at Yahoo in the coming days under the new CEO regime of former Google exec Marissa Mayer.

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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