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+ - Can Micropayments Save Digital Publishing? Bitwall Says Yes

Submitted by cagraham
cagraham (3027657) writes "Startup Bitwall wants publishers to drop their monthly subscription models and instead charge users small micropayments to read individual articles or access specific content. The service runs off Bitcoin, which allows publishers to charge much smaller amounts (as little as one cent) while still making a profit due to the currency's low transaction fees. The idea is to capture readers who might be willing to pay for one article, but aren't willing to commit to a full subscription. The service also allows users to access content in exchange for tweeting about the article or watching an ad.

You can see the service in action at the Bitcoin news site ZeroBlock."
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Can Micropayments Save Digital Publishing? Bitwall Says Yes

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