Originally Posted by Boubou
But everyone wants everything for free.
Quite the contrary.
If it was true, Itunes would have gone out of business in a month.
The need for music whithout physical carrier born first and the industry providing the content failed to provide a sollution to this need. Or didn't wanted to provide one.
This is true to any content providing industry.
DVD Jon broke the code because he wanted to have a DVD-ROM in his Linux based computer, and the commercially available ones only supported Mac or Windows.
And the main thing overlooked is the fact, that the internet was a vital, vivid place based on sharing whatever you got, way before any legitimate business had a website. Now that all of them are here, they keep whining about not being able to make enough money on it.
Enough is a confidental, undisclosed sum of money descirebed by them, of course.
Adblocker is an answer to a need. A free one.
If the original business model of the content providers wasn't advertisment based, there wouldn't be an adblocker.
Tim is right, ads pay a lot of bills. But it looks like the people in the advertisment industry took Eric Idle word by :