Pr0n doesn't pay, at least not as much


— 4:16 AM on April 24, 2001

It seems that even pr0n isn't safe in light of a floundering high-tech economy, according to this article at ZDNet.

Traditionally, the business has depended on small, free sex sites to feed traffic to the larger pay sites. The larger sites usually pay on a per-click-through or new-member-converted rate. That model made many Webmasters at small adult-oriented sites very rich.

But tighter wallets are changing the dynamic. "Lots of people are canceling memberships, saying they've lost a job or are stacked up with credit-card debt," said John Distasio, owner of Cyberfoxes.

While they may not be making as much money as before, the industry is snapping up Dot-Com Refugees as more and more techies find themselves unemployed
 
   
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