Newspaper Tests Pirate Bay Founder’s Micro Payment System

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary German newspaper die Tageszeitung (die TAZ for short) is testing out a new online social micro payment model started by Swede Peter Sunde, co-founder of The Pirate Bay. To this point, die TAZ has financed its online edition with ads, but now readers can voluntarily pay for content using a service called Flattr. How does it work? …