Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Some sites will offer allowing ads as alternative to paywalls, and some may offer bitcoin mining
Some sites are offering visitors a choice between allowing ads (disabling ad blockers) or paying subscriptions, as they say they cannot stay in business without revenue. Atlantic will start the process on April 10 (source: Digiday )
The Atlantic announced this policy as it converts to https, which Google and other search engines prefer.