Peter Kafka

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Pro Baseball Clips Walk, but Don’t Run, to YouTube

Up till now, if you’ve found a highlight clip from a pro baseball game on YouTube, it probably wasn’t supposed to be there: Major League Baseball has been diligent about keeping its stuff off the world’s biggest video site. Now that is changing, with a pact to bring highlights and other goodies to YouTube. But it’s not happening fast: Highlights for current games won’t appear until two days after they’re completed.


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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