Liz Gannes

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Blake Krikorian Resigns From Amazon Board After Just a Year

Sling Media co-founder Blake Krikorian has resigned from the Amazon board. The company disclosed in an SEC filing today that Krikorian informed the board that he would resign, effective immediately, on Dec. 26. Krikorian had only joined the Amazon board in 2011. It’s been reported that his home-automation start-up, R2 Studios, is an acquisition target.


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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