Linked by Mufasa on Tue 13th Jul 2010 15:57 UTC
Editorial I read David's post worrying about the end of the free internet and I had to respond, as I strongly disagree that free and advertising-supported content is the future. If anything, it is advertising-supported content that is destined to be a niche strategy, because of new internet technology that enables entirely new models and empowers consumers to have exactly what they want. Advertising will not support much content creation, so I suggest what will.
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by Fergy on Wed 14th Jul 2010 09:50 UTC
Fergy
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I agree mostly with the article except:

As for the claim that information wants to be free, I cannot imagine a dumber or more overused saying from the last couple decades. First, saying information wants to be free is as inane as saying oranges want to be free.

This argument is stupid because information is easily copied while oranges have to be grown and transported.
monthly amount.

How much would it cost to pay the websites directly instead of via advertising?

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