Britannica.com Cutting Jobs

Britannica.com Inc., which launched a free Web site (www.britannica.com) with great fanfare in October 1999, will now ask users to pay for certain content.
The Chicago-based digital-media unit of Encyclopaedia Britannica Holding SA, Luxembourg, is also laying off 31% of its U.S. workers, or 68 people, as part of a restructuring that puts “a new emphasis on subscription-supported products,” according to a statement.

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