Futurist Stewart Brand was the first to say "Information wants to be free." He also said it "wants to be expensive."
By Richard Siklos, editor at large
Rarely a day goes by in media and tech business circles without somebody crying "Information wants to be free!" as a justification for distributing or copying someone else's content -- and as an explanation for why so many traditional information purveyors are in peril.
So I MOREJul 20, 2009 10:00 AM ET
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