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New York Times to Boston Globe Bidders: Take Your Time!

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Is Veoh the Next Big Video Site to Give Up?

Microsoft Gags on Puke Ad

Washington Post: Our Reporters Aren’t For Sale (Yet)

Facebook’s New Privacy Policy: Share Everything With Everyone!

Sony Celebrates an Unhappy Birthday: The Walkman Is 30 Years Old

YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen Moves On, Stays with Google

Here Comes the Video Shakeout: Joost Scales Down, CEO Mike Volpi Steps Out

Is The Pirate Bay Really Going Legit? Of Course Not.

Jeff Goldblum Defies the Web, Denies His Death on “Colbert Report”

Is Bigger Better? Here Come the Supersized Web Ads.

Sharks, Jets, Page Views: “Web Site Story”

Big Music Label Foe LimeWire’s Newest Executive: A Big Music Label Veteran

The Great Michael Jackson Web Collapse Downgraded to “Stumble”

TV on the Web: Growing Fast, Still Small

Microsoft Tries to Sell Ad Agency It Never Wanted

Google Mistakes Michael Jackson’s Death for an “Automated Attack”

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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