I really like Ben Thompson’s observation that in addition to “free as in speech” and “free as in beer,” we should consider “free as in puppy”: while you’re getting something for free, the long-term cost is substantial.
@chipotle paying taxes should get you something in return tho. Be it a puppy, or a beer 🤔 We should also stop talking about y'ou' getting free stuff as an individual, but rather 'they' as in groups of people like Amazon, the banks getting subsidies and bailouts.
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