Chris Anderson Discovers The Cost Of Free

“In the weeks leading up to this week’s publication of Free, the author of the bestselling The Long Tail has seen his latest book assailed by traditional journalists, including the New Yorker’s Malcolm Gladwell, characterized by reviewers as simple, even dangerous, and at the same time slammed for by others for not being free enough. A controversy over passages lifted from Wikipedia didn’t help. For Anderson, however, it all just confirms that he’s on to something.”