Archive for July, 2010

The Times paywall, discipline and game theory

So today’s the day that thetimes.co.uk starts charging for access.  You can still access the front page without paying, but if you try to read any stories it prompts you to pick a payment option (£1 for one day’s access, or £2 for a whole week).

Now I have to be honest and say that I was all set to pay my £2.  It’s a legitimate business expense, and I reckon we could manage £104 per year; I know I’d use it, too, because I currently visit The Times once a day, and often more.  However, perversely, this is what put me off.

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Friday, July 2nd, 2010 eBusiness 1 Comment