The advent of the Internet and, more specifically, the World Wide Web, has changed the concept of the value of information. Much information that used to be charged for (e.g., product catalogs and technical papers) is now free at the click of a mouse button.

The advent of the Internet and, more specifically, the World Wide Web, has changed the concept of the value of information. Much information that used to be charged for (e.g., product catalogs and technical papers) is now free at the click of a mouse button. Other information that was normally free (e.g., magazine and newspaper articles that could be copied for personal use), now has a fee attached. In addition, we now have significant litigation on going as to the consumers rights to authored works, such as songs, pictures, and books. What do you believe should be your rights as a consumer to information on the Internet?








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