Totally fair, I agree.

However, there are a few exceptions. Some writers just want to collect their old articles in one place. They don't really engage on Medium because they don't want to, but at least they have an organized portfolio.

Anyway, apart from the exceptions, I consider those non-paying "members" as they don't participate in "the game."

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Akos Peterbencze

Akos Peterbencze

Freelance Grinder. Staff writer at Looper. Bylines: Paste Mag, Humungus, and more. You can find me tweeting about pop culture at 2 AM (@akospeterbencze)