FILE - In this April 28, 2012 photo, comedian Louis C.K. appears 

FILE - In this April 28, 2012 photo, comedian Louis C.K. appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York.  When Louis C.K. released his comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater" by himself on his website for $5, it was little more than a cautiously optimistic experiment. Less than two weeks later, it had reaped more than $1 million. Already among the most respected stand-ups in the country, Louis C.K. was suddenly a new media trailblazer, too. On Tuesday, the Webby Awards announced Louis C.K. is their "person of the year" for setting "a new precedent for distribution." Comedians Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan have since similarly released albums online. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
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FILE - In this April 28, 2012 photo, comedian Louis C.K. appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York. When Louis C.K. released his comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater" by himself on his website for $5, it was little more than a cautiously optimistic experiment. Less than two weeks later, it had reaped more than $1 million. Already among the most respected stand-ups in the country, Louis C.K. was suddenly a new media trailblazer, too. On Tuesday, the Webby Awards announced Louis C.K. is their "person of the year" for setting "a new precedent for distribution." Comedians Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan have since similarly released albums online. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
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