You haven't addressed the fundamental question.
A subscription model won't work, because I can't afford to visit all the sites I currently visit if they all were to force me to buy a subscription.
The question is, no more matter how tasteful and non-intrusive their ads are, how are these sites supposed to survive without advertising? Indeed, how is, say, 90% of the internet supposed to survive without advertising?
Do you really want to live in a future where every...