How you can support ALTopedia

ALTopedia is 100% user-funded.

That might seem unremarkable, but it's a pretty unusual situation for a modern web site.

Most sites fund themselves through advertising. They try to show their users as many ads as possible, or try to get information about their users so they can sell that information to advertisers. This creates a lot of bad incentives for web sites as the interests of the users of the site usually conflict with the interests of advertising companies.

This is an issue that I feel strongly about, so ALTopedia doesn't run any ads or give any data about the users to anyone. The site is independent and there’s no one who can impose any change of policy on the site that doesn't serve the users.

I think the best way to align the interests of the site with its users is to have users fund the site directly.

Please visit the subscription page to learn more!

I hope you’ll consider helping to keep the site running and evolving! Thanks for your support!

Jake, administrator and co-founder of ALTopedia