Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Free: The Future of a Radical Price is the second book written by Chris Anderson, Editor in chief of Wired magazine. The book was published on July 7, 2009 by Hyperion. He is also the author of The Long Tail, published in 2006.


Free follows a thread from the previous work. It examines the rise of pricing models which give products and services to customers for free, often as a strategy for attracting users and up-selling some of them to a premium level. That class of model has become widely referred to as "freemium" and has become very popular for a variety of digital products and services.


Free was released in the United States on July 7, 2009, though the night before, on his blog, Chris Anderson posted a browser readable version of the book and the unabridged audiobook version. Anderson generated controversy for plagiarizing content from the online encyclopedia Wikipedia in Free. Anderson responded to the claim on his The Long Tail blog, stating that there were disagreements between him and the publisher over accurate citation of Wikipedia due to the changing nature of its content, leading him to integrate footnotes into the text. Also on his blog, he took full responsibility for the mistakes and noted that the digital editions of Free were corrected. The notes and sources were later provided as a download on his blog.

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Houston Press 21 Nov 2019
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Vail Daily 21 Nov 2019
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Customer's fury over slanderous note on receipt

Yahoo Daily News 21 Nov 2019
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Chron 20 Nov 2019
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In Your Opinion: Democrats ignore corruption in their ranks

The Daily Star 20 Nov 2019
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Dutch authorities give medical assistance to stowaways

Ravalli Republic 19 Nov 2019
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The Guardian 19 Nov 2019
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The Record 19 Nov 2019
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25 migrants found in refrigerated container bound for the UK from the Netherlands

Irish Independent 19 Nov 2019
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Richland Source 19 Nov 2019
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The brain is the final frontier of our privacy, and AI is about to breach it

Quartz 19 Nov 2019
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