Internet publishers, bloggers say no to pay walls

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“We’ve already lived this story once,” says Slate editor David Plotz. “Slate charged for content for a year in the late ’90s. It was a demoralizing experience — we lost the vast majority of our readers.” Mark Frauenfelder of Boing Boing says: “We might consider charging for some kind of premium content, but not for the content we already offer on Boing Boing.” || Related from Michael Miner and Adam Reilly.

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