p2pnet.net News:- By way of an update, I think p2pnet may pull through, with a bit of luck. It’ll be a completely new deal, but that’s cool and for the best. Change is what it’s all about. Anything which stands still eventually rots. Ask the cartels : )
As I told Torrentfreak over in Holland, “I`m not quitting. This is all about keeping p2pnet online.”
I can’t go into detail, but there have three buy-out offers, two of which I dismissed out of hand —- and it wasn’t because of the money — another is under discussion, there are the possibilities of two collaborative ……
[NOTE! The above item tapers off into space because I'm trying to do about 17 things at once, here, and when I posted the update, I accidentally over-wrote most of the first part of the original post, and I don't have a copy.
In it, I said I was contemplating a micropayment plan under which readers could contribute 5 to 10 cents for stories they liked by clicking on an icon. That idea didn't go down too well, so I abandoned it : ) ]
UPDATE: Micropayments wouldn’t be popular, eh? I was surprised at how many people thought I meant I wanted to somehow charge for every post. How would I be able to do that? You don’t download p2pnet stories, you read them.
I say, “you’d simply click an icon to pay 5 or 10 cents, say, for a story. If you were so inclined, of course.” That means, literally, “If you felt like it.” In other words, you’d have clicked to contribute a nickel or dime because you liked the article. If you didn’t, or you thought a nickel or a dime was too expensive, you wouldn’t have clicked.
But it was a thought, and I’m considering everything. So I’ll forget about that one and if p2pnet survives (and increasingly, I think it will) I’ll stick to ads.
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