information wants to be expensive

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  1. kiyallsmith says:

    I appreciate your questions of Friedman’s hypothesis and the idea that informations wants to be free. As your post highlights, information providers and owners have a different opinion.

    I wonder if dividing up content on different search engines will result in a hierarchical sorting of users, similar to competitive social networking sites (e.g. Facebook versus MySpace)?


  1. 16th April 2010

    […] in conflict, other times facilitating each other. On this blog, I have noted that sometimes “information wants to be expensive” and how the iPad marks a return to the top-down as opposed to the bottom up. Zeynep Tufekci and […]

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