Pay Or Else, News Site Threatens
WED Fan writes “The North Country Gazette, a news blog, says users who read beyond a single page of an article must pay up or they will be tracked down. They don’t have a pay wall. If you go beyond page 1, you owe them. From the article: ‘A subscription is required at North Country Gazette. We allow only one free read per visitor. We are currently gathering IPs and computer info on persistent intruders who refuse to buy subscription and are engaging in a theft of services. We have engaged an attorney who will be doing a bulk subpoena demand on each ISP involved, particularly Verizon Droids, Frontier and Road Runner, and will then pursue individual legal actions.’”
Source: Pay Or Else, News Site Threatens
- North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike
- News.me’s Social News Aggregator For The iPad Now Live On The App Store
- How Technology Gets the News Out of North Korea
- Subscriptions Come to Apple’s App Store: Good News or Bad News for Movies, Magazines?
- New Reuters Site Turns News Decisions Over To Social Media