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Confirmed: iTunes Going DRM-Free. Unclear: Does Anyone Care?

How to Get a (Slightly) Cheap(er) iPhone: Buy One Someone Else Returned

How to Solve the Big Music/YouTube Spat: Copy MySpace

For Sale at the New York Times: The Front Page

Facebook’s Record Christmas and High-Traffic New Year

A YouTube Time-Waster for the Long Weekend: Make Your Own Mashup

Losing Your Job? Blame Me.

How to Comment on a Blog: The Air Force’s Flowchart

Why the Web Matters in the Viacom/Time Warner Fight

Hulu: Turns Out We Didn’t Miss Sarah Palin So Much, After All

One More Newspaper Gives Up the Ghost: Spanish Language Hoy New York Goes Web-Only

Gawker Media’s Nick Denton Sells Another Blog and Puts Another One on the Block

Here to Save Iceland, Start-Ups: Björk

Amazon Wins an Award It Didn’t Give Itself: Tops in Customer Satisfaction

Supposed Buyer for NYT’s Boston Red Sox Stake Says He’s Not Interested

How to Land a Media Job After a Layoff: Get a Publicist

The Mystery of the Adult FriendFinder Ferrari, Sort-Of Solved

The Ad Recession Is Two Years Old. How Long Will It–And Layoffs–Last?

The Sirius Story in Two Sentences

What Kind of Car Do Investors Get With the FriendFinder Porn IPO?

FriendFinder IPO: Invest $460 Million, Get a $95,000 Car

Attention Wal-Mart Shoppers: Full-Priced iPhones on Sale Sunday

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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