paywalls

Academic Publishing Giant Fights To Keep Science Paywalled

Academic Publishing Giant Fights To Keep Science Paywalled

One of the world’s largest academic publishing companies wants to scrub the internet of pirated science. That would be Elsevier, which recently filed a complaint at a New York district court against Library Genesis and SciHub.org, two massive online hubs for scientific research articles.

New York Times Finally Closes Gaping Hole In Its Paywall

New York Times Finally Closes Gaping Hole In Its Paywall

As soon as the New York Times first hit us with its paywall back in 2011, industrious little news fiends all over the internet began looking for ways to get around it — and it didn’t take long. One of the simplest holes simply required you to delete a few…

The Onion Erects A Non-Satirical Paywall

The Onion Erects A Non-Satirical Paywall

Fake news don’t come cheap; The Onion has begun testing a paywall for its international readers. Under the current system, you get five free articles per month, after which it’s $US3/month or $US30/year for access.