Cyber Rents

Renegade Economists Show 162

As broadcast on 3CR – Dec 1st, 2010
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Cyber Rents: IT expert Jim Stogdill discusses how rent rakers curtail innovation and undermine the future of the internet.

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Read his stirling article Points of Control = Rents. Jim finishes off the article with this apt quote:

On a related note, last night my Dad said to me: “I can’t stand Microsoft and avoid it as much as I can. I’ve switched to Ubuntu because I got tired of paying Bill Gates a tax so he could run a charity.” I thought that was funny.

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