Monthly Archives: February 2013

Paywalls and the Consumer

Nolan, C. (2005, November 3). Internet Fees Can Take a Toll. eWeek. Retrieved from  http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE|A139629949&v=2.1&u=inspire&it=r&p=PPMI&sw=w This source discusses the reasons that companies would wish to use paywalls on their websites. Sense of security and perception of value that are induced … Continue reading

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Prices of Performances Over Time

abagond. (2007, May 2). Money in Shakespeare’s time. Abagond. WordPress Blog. Retrieved from http://abagond.wordpress.com/2007/05/02/money-in-shakespeares-time/ In this source, Abagond(the blog author) gives the average wages of workers around the time the Shakespeare would have been writing plays.   Alchin, L. (2005). The … Continue reading

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A Free Economy and What It Will Do to Us

Shapiro, C. (2000). Will E-Commerce Erode Liberty? Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/AcademicJournalsDetailsPage/AcademicJournalsDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&mode=view&displayGroupName=Journals&limiter=&currPage=&disableHighlighting=&displayGroups=&sortBy=&source=&search_within_results=&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CA63035695& In this article, Carl Shapiro discusses the effects of the evolution of the internet on the privacy rights of most Americans. Throughout the article, he notes that … Continue reading

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Chapters Four and Five

Lessig, Lawrence. (2004). Free culture: How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity. New York, NY: The Penguin Press. Chapter 4 Throughout chapter four, Lessig discusses how many of our modern media industry … Continue reading

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