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    a pay wall blocks access to a website so that some content can be viewed only by paid-up subscribers

    Its strategy is to hide just enough news stories behind pay walls to entice 5 percent or 10 percent of readers into subscriptions ...

    Submitted by Brendan from United Kingdom on 20/07/2009
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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