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Technical challenges of a lightweight, scalable, global paywall system

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This thesis presents the technical challenges that were faced while building a lightweight, scalable, global news paywall system. It also presents the common events while establishing a start-up company and also its unique events while building the start-up, Ripple Media Ltd. The project was based on a research within the Victoria University’s School of Information Management, “Digital Commons or Digital Enclosures: The Future of Online Content Distribution.” The project focuses on providing a platform that would solve the problems of online distribution and monetisation strategies. Ripple Media Ltd has conducted a market research that would give insights on news monetisation and building a product / platform addressing the online content distribution.


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Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

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Degree Discipline

Computer Science

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Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

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Master of Advanced Technology Enterprise (MATE)

ANZSRC Type Of Activity code

970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

Victoria University of Wellington Item Type

Awarded Research Masters Thesis



Victoria University of Wellington School

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences


Marshall, Stuart