Barriers to Entry

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Remix of http://Wikipedia.org/wiki/Barriers_to_entry :

Barriers to entry are various obstacles that stop a Peer from beginning Production.

These natural and artificial scarcities of access to Physical Sources restrict Competition.

Competition approaches perfection as barriers to entry approach zero.

But, since Profit approaches zero as Competition approaches perfection, and since for-profit businesses measure their success according to the profit they extract, some barriers to entry must remain for Capitalism to continue.

These hindrances can also be thought of as a sort of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Price_support.