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Twitter Confirms Peter Chernin to Join Board of Directors

Just like we reported earlier today, Twitter has announced, via a Twitter message, that Peter Chernin, Hollywood mogul and former New York media exec, will join the microblogging service’s board of directors. Chernin has held previous positions at News Corp. (which owns this site), and was key in the formation of the Hulu online TV service. He currently also holds a board seat at Pandora, the streaming music service.


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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