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The big giveaway

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Question 1

Explain what is meant by the term 'freeconomics'.

Question 2

How can firms afford to make goods and services available for free?

Question 3

"Anderson's idea is that the internet, by reducing marginal costs, encourages businesses to make their money by offering free goods or services to an extent we have not witnessed before". Discuss the extent to which doing business over the internet reduces marginal costs.