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Cyber Monday Web Traffic Up. What Does That Mean?

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Newest Unpleasant Ad Numbers: Mortgage Ads Down 62 Percent

Which Media Mogul Would You Rather Be Right Now: Arianna Huffington or Jim Cramer?

Why Are Music Sales Dropping? Because It’s Hard to Buy Music

Time Warner’s New Strategy: Bigger Stock Price, Same Company

The Simpsons Meet Steve Jobs, and Hulu Captures the Moment

Online Black Friday Not Quite as Bad as Feared

The New, New Thing: Layoff Web Sites

Anyone Have a Good Black Friday Besides Amazon?

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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