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pay-for-play

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Vimeo relaunches On Demand pay-for-play platform

The updated site introduces a storefront and collections of films to make it easier for viewers to find -- and pay filmmakers directly -- for videos that interest them.

By March 10, 2014

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Yet again, PayPal plays the Grinch

After the hullabaloo raised by Regretsy's April Winchell over PayPal freezing her charity funds, one would think that the company ought to revise its operating policies. Instead, it's at it again.

By March 12, 2012

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GameCrush: Pay to play--with girls

The new social-networking site acts as a way to let nerdy boys pay cute girls for their attention. What could possibly go wrong here?

By March 23, 2010

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Jango screens junk, but it's still pay-for-play

CEO says Jango Airplay has quality-control measures in place to make sure listeners aren't bombarded with junk they don't want to hear. But it's still pay-for-play, and I wouldn't pay.

By March 10, 2009

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Jango Airplay: Pay-for-play isn't effective

Pay-for-play has been around ever since the first kid in a garage wanted a quick and easy way to become a rock star. It never works.

By March 6, 2009

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FCC and Net neutrality: What you really need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet and why it's such a high-stakes proposition.

By February 7, 2015

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YouTube strikes up a streaming service: Music Key

The video giant already attracts a billion unique visitors monthly, but will those users pay to play? YouTube gave CNET an exclusive demo of streaming service Music Key.

By November 19, 2014

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014

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New Joss Whedon film debuts online for $5

The man behind "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and the "Avengers" films has a new supernatural drama out on Vimeo.

By April 21, 2014

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Indie-darling filmmakers: Vimeo has $10M with your names on it

In a bid to get exclusives on the most promising videos, the hosting site earmarks $10 million to directly invest in films that premiere at top festivals or garner $10,000 in crowdfunded support.

By March 6, 2014