|By Sarah on Tuesday, January 23, 2001 - 04:22 am:|
One need only visit ebay or Amazon.com to recognize that not only large dots.coms (Pets.com prior to going under) but once "no-budget" Internet Phenomena like the Hampsterdance are becoming valuable, collectible items!
The Pets.com Sock Puppet for instance, currently has over 62 items being auctioned on E-bay, and is being hailed by one auctioneer as, "an extremely hot item now that Pets.com has gone out of business. Supplies are SCARCE!"
|By Jonathon on Tuesday, January 23, 2001 - 04:37 am:|
I think back to the Old "Fingerable Coke Machines" and wonder what sort of memorabilia could have been built around that? Once gopher was made obsolete, the origins of culture on the net were seemingly lost.
There's certainly a market for "Internet Culture Fans" and as the Internet and Web develop, I think we'll see a lot more memorabilia-type objects.
|By sloth on Sunday, September 09, 2001 - 10:00 pm:|
here's an article from the Atlantic Monthly on giving value to that which is immaterial...