Microtransactions: A Theoretically Good Idea That is Practically Really Bad

A while back, I had a reader reach out to me asking my opinion about microtransactions. The company they were looking at suggested that it had agreed to a deal with The Wall Street Journal, where users would be able to pay for one-off articles.

I wasn’t going to write about it because it’s a topic that should have been beaten to death by now. However, w…

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