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Essential extensions for online reading:

Bypass Paywalls (removes paywalls from news sites)
github.com/iamadamdev/bypass-p

Medium Unlimited (removes paywalls from Medium)
addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

Make Medium Readable Again (removes nagware from Medium)
addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

View on Sci-Hub (redirects paywalled journal articles to the same paper on Sci-Hub)
addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

@aadil Though I agree with the intention: Why not instead visit (and pay for) just a few of these sites and, by providing them with actual money, make sure they can survive with a funding model more sustainable and ethical than, say, ads and tracking? 😉

@z428
I definitely pay for subscriptions to sites I use regularly. Paying for a subscription to every site however, would be prohibitively expensive.
@aadil

@alexjgriffith Yes, definitely so. 😉 That's why we possibly need different funding approaches (micropayments? cheaper subscriptions? BAT/#brave? ...). I'd gladly pay a lot more for online content if payment was reasonably safe (in terms of privacy) and easy (in terms of handling).

@aadil

@z428 @alexjgriffith @aadil
Please do some research on Brave and why it's model ads nothing to the world.

@neb I actually did. Yet pretty much all of the articles on that subject were rather biased rants by people who obviously dislike Brave per se.
@alexjgriffith @aadil

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