On Thursday, software developer Alex Winter announced the launch of Satoshiwall.cash, a noncustodial bitcoin cash-powered paywall service. The new platform allows anyone to create a customized paywall that uses BCH for payments so people can monetize their work online.
If you are an avid news reader there’s a good chance you’ve run into a paywall that restricts you from accessing content unless you pay or sign up for a subscription. Paywalls have been used on the internet for quite some time, but it wasn’t until 2010 that a large number of popular online newspapers started using the paywall system. On November 21, programmer Alex Winter introduced a new platform that lets anyone create a paywall that pays out in bitcoin cash (BCH).
“I’m thrilled to finally release Satoshiwall.cash, the first fully non-custodial bitcoin paywall — Monetize anything,” Winter tweeted. He showed a small demonstration video of the first BCH paywall Winter created for the announcement called “Hello world.” In order to access Winter’s paywall, you need to pay 0.00500000 BCH, or 500,000 satoshis, to unlock the content.
Software engineer Alex Winter’s paywall called “Hello world.”
Satoshiwall.cash is also account-less, which means there are no registrations, no logins, no deplatforming, and no KYC. The application works with any BCH wallet but the website recommends using Electron Cash or Badger wallet. A wallet is needed so you can generate an address for receiving payments with Satoshiwall.cash. If you want to use the platform,