Rupert Murdoch is making good on a promise to start charging users to view websites he owns. News of the World is officially on a pay-to-play status, sending out an email to readers today stating that the new paysite is “Almost Here.”

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A link on the email leads to a sign-up page that allows users to be among the first to start paying to view the online version of the popular supermarket tabloid.

Another of Murdoch’s websites, Myspace.com, is also expected to also be placed behind a “paywall.”