Only Suckers Renew

If something goes up in price over 650 percent in four years it has to have gotten a whole lot better, right? The industry has shot anti-virus subscription prices up over the last few years hoping to make users pay full price every year.

The price of most things in the computer industry is driven down over time, from competition, economies of scale and advances in the technology. But one product is up over 650 percent in the last 4 years: the annual subscription to Norton Antivirus updates. Only Suckers Renew

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 18th October 2005 1:22PM