a concept

Ideally, capitalism drives free market to optimize a technology (sweet spot between cost and value). Eventually, the market for a technology is either monopolized (increase price), or over-saturated (decrease value).

This product of late-stage capitalism drives technological development past the sweet spot by the need to increase profit.

Concept A: Pay for cable channel subscriptions -> Netflix, all in one place for a fixed price (better value, better cost) -> Cable companies wanted in, and essentially recreated cable on streaming services (ads, decentralized again)

Concept B: Buy records and CDs ->