Saturday Delivery is awesome. As a small business owner I actually need it, since it effects when I send out invoices and such (some companies require ACTUAL mailed invoices before they will pay, ludites)
There is also this little thing called health insurance. Canada has it and we don't. Down here in 'merica we usually get it through employers, and the health insurance companies don't deal with small companies. Since they don't its really expensive to get it. There was actually an article in Inc. about this a few months ago, but the example they used was Finland.
Actually, there is a precedent that they will be quite successful. WAAAAAAY back in 2003 Half-Life 2 was leaked to the internet. At first the dev's were worried that they were done, but in the end they ended up selling 12 million copies.
I bring this up cause there was a recent article about the whole issue in eurogamer.
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