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Luther Weymann

Linden Research can get lists of IPs and proxies that most VPN providers use. It's not an endless list; updated lists are available for sale. Linden Research can know when a consumer uses a VPN to get a lower price from another country. Netflix and many others do this also. It's not foolproof but very effective in per-country pricing marketing. Linden Research can buy domain names by country or geographic area and have IP redirect to, with sign up, and pay for SL websites with per country or per area pricing. It is not an impossible task to assemble these technological and marketing components and set in motion a global method to expand Linden Research's revenue and the SL user base. But doing something like this depends on whether you own Linden Research as an investment or if you're into it like a true entrepreneur would be.

Jules Catlyn

I live in a one of the wealthier countries but i am on a fixed low income because of a disability. I cannot afford to invest any real life money into SL. So i had to make the choice to make my money inside of SL. I have many friends who had to make the same choice, from all over the world. In discussions about SL i often miss that viewpoint. It is possible to earn an income in SL to afford things such as land and the premium subscription. You just have to be dedicated and creative.

Kurtin

Totally agree with the logic behind country-based pricing! LL, if your intention is to make money, (with a bonus order of equity), change to country-based pricing!! Totally, totally agree.

candide

In the current high inflation environment we'll be lucky if LL does not raise its prices and fees. Forget about lowering them.

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