February 27, 2024

Room For Debate: Have We Become More Willing to Pay for Content?


pay for Netflix?Paul Sakuma/Associated Press Despite the recent price hike, Netflix’s streaming service is still popular.

Sure, Netflix lost a million subscribers when it raised its prices by 60 percent. But that means 24 million people stuck with the service. Is this, like the success of the iTunes music store and the Apple App Store, a sign that consumers have become more willing to pay for content? Do members of the Napster generation still expect some media, like news, to be free?

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Topics: Business, Internet, Netflix, Technology


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