The paid content wave is about to wash over the web and potentially cleanse the info-seeking privacy hounds right off of their unimpeded path.

That’s right, every publisher is fighting to keep their revenue steady or growing. Meanwhile, the various privacy actions, including the death of the third party cookie, make it that much more challenging.

Insert premium or paid content options. Twitter is planning a premium version. Forbes, The Washington Post and The New York Times all have paid models. Even the financial tool Mint sent surveys recently to ask what services might be good enough to be paid.

Paid or Premium Content on the Rise