This is a preview of a premium article. Subscribe or Log In to gain access. Culture The High Cost of Something for Nothing There’s a certain recklessness in this stick-it-to-the-man-and-the-big-corporations attitude. Why pay when you can get stuff free? By Daphne Bramham Issue 25 Why pay when you can get stuff free? The Internet has not only fuelled the desire to get something for nothing but has allowed people to believe that only the stupid pay for music, movies, video games – or news.Subscribe or Log In to read more.