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Mark R.D. Jones

Why network effects are such a big deal

Iron Laws of Network Cost Scaling
Eric Raymond (May 26, 2010)

1. Upgrade cost per increment of capacity decreases as capacity rises.
2. Network costs scale primarily with the number of troubleshooters required to run them, not with capacity.
3. Under market pressure, network pricing evolves from metered to flat-rate.

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