Another Look at Micropayments

By Deane Barker on July 22, 2003

Developing Systems of Online Payment: Story on the resurgence of micropayments:

“But those companies failed miserably before and during the Internet’s boom years because online content producers were flush with money and did not want to risk alienating customers by charging penny fees. And consumers balked at the inconvenience of registering personal information, downloading software or buying something like a debit card — all to pay a dime to read a story.”