“Google has unveiled a project that offers web users the option to pay to visit sites rather than see adverts,” BBC News reports.
“Dubbed Contributor, website creators choose a monthly subscription fee of between $1 to $3,” The Beeb reports. “When users who have paid their subscriptions visit the site they will see pixelated patterns replacing the adverts. It has so far signed up a handful of websites, including ScienceDaily and Urban Dictionary, to test the system.”
“A portion of the money goes to Google and a portion to the website,” The Beeb reports. “A service called Readability tried something similar to Contributor but shut down in 2012.”
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