When things are cheap, free (or easily nicked), and available in seemingly endless quantities and varieties, it seems to trigger a hoarding reflex.

The Internet is an Aladdin's cave of free and "free" stuff. Not surprisingly, there are hoarders. They download more movies than they will ever watch, more fonts than all the ransom notes in the world will ever need, more clip art, more stock photos, animal sounds, screensavers and so on.

Flow on effects: