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Interview with Astra Taylor

The Rumpus Interview with Astra Taylor:

It wasn’t that people wanted things for free and asked for advertising to fund it—it’s that these companies wanted to amass an audience whose “eyeballs” they could sell, and they gave people things for free to do that. Free services and content has been foisted upon us because there wasn’t the will power to explore other options.

Her new book sounds fascinating as well.