The Sad Truth about the Access Economy

Access is claimed to be by practitioners and scholars the (next) big thing. Instead of owning products, we are increasingly gaining access to it: Be it music streaming (like spotify), movie libraries (like Netflix), having access suggests efficiency, convenience and good value for money. But the sad truth is that the access economy may not be the "social revolution" or "economic game-changer" that many wants it to be. It's just a marketing campaign that will make us pay more and save less.

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