Google Plans Tools to Help News Media Charge for Content

Google is planning to roll out a system of micropayments within the next year and hopes that newspapers will use it as they look for new ways to charge users for their content.The revelation was made in a document that Google sent to the Newspaper Association of America in response to a request for paid-content proposals that the association sent to several technology companies.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/09/google-developing-micropayment-system-for-newspapers-others/Also see:Google developing payment platform for newspapers: Nieman [AFP]
Internet giant Google is developing a payment platform for newspapers that would allow them to charge for content online, according to a report on Wednesday.Harvard University’s Nieman Journalism Lab said that Google had submitted a payment platform proposal to the Newspaper Association of America in response to a request made by the NAA to several major technology companies.
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