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Re: Why no "Banner Ad Eaters"?

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Wei Dai wrote:

> I think the long-term outlook for content providers is pretty bleak. How
> do you make a profit when your copyrights are not enforceable and your ads
> are easily filtered?

I think this is actually a very encouraging sign for content providers. The
profit model, however, will have to change -- those models that work for
free software businesses will likely also work for other forms of
information as well.