Posts tagged with Louis C.K.

Live TV the fastest growing segment of copyright infringement: report

When you think about digital piracy, music and movies probably top the list of the most sought-after types of content.

But according to a study conducted by Google and the Performing Right Society, it's piracy of live television that is growing the fastest.

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Note to entrepreneurs: sometimes "free" sucks

When comedian Louis C.K. decided to produce his own event and sell video of it to consumers directly online for $5, little did he know that his experiment would spark a trend. But then again, little did he know that his experiment would produce hundreds of thousands of dollars in profit in a matter of days.

Louis C.K.'s ability to profit significantly while retaining creative control over his event, ownership of his content and the relationships with his fans is, not surprisingly, of interest to other established comedians.

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