When you visit participating articles, Coil shares micropayments with openDemocracy and the author – it's currently about $0.36/hour until you've reached $5 in a month (more info). It will also reward other websites and creators in the micropayments ecosystem when you visit their content.
As a commenter who wants to be eligible for payments
Get a digital payment pointer address, for example with Uphold.com. This will let you make and receive micropayments.
The address is a bit like a web URL and looks like this:
Note: the CommentX project is experimental. The above information is subject to change as the project progresses. Payments may stop at any time due to technical or other reasons. We intend to update this page to reflect the latest state of this micropayments and revenue system and to publish the code open-source for transparency. Feb 2021