Free Market Thoughts – The Web is the Last True Free Market

Everyday that I spend researching new web trends, creative internet marketing, and other successful business in the web arena and I am realizing that the best part of the web is the entrepreneurial free market approach. Sure you got people that steal identities, spam scammers, and other individuals who use the web for unethical things, but that does not mean it’s not a true free market. In life, there are the good and the bad and it will always be that way, and so will the internet. Luckily there are a lot of good people out their helping companies protect their property. A true free market is regulated by private companies or indivduals instead of the government. The web is a prime example of free market regualtion by private businesses. Many companies employ software coders to protect their information, or they outsource that process to private companies. It’s a very successful approach from a companies standpoint to employ intellectual property protection experts because they don’t have to wait for government paper pushers to get things done.

I would vote it is virtually impossible to stop piracy, but companies will pay for this data to find out how to salvage the value of their intellectual property. A good friend once told me that “knowledge is the only thing that can’t be taken away from you”. To most extents of the argument that took place over his concept is true, except when we talk about composing knowledge into text or speech. Whether it’s software coding, article writing, test taking, seminars & hands on training; people will take this information when it’s given and use it to their advantage in their surroundings. This is not an excuse for piracy but a psychological view on the act of data consumption by a human being. …

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