Flash Player was a FREE plugin. No cash involved.
Did you read the post If so you would see what monies the poster is referencing. I was saying the same in an earlier post. We now need to buy new software or something thanks to adobe
Enterprise enablement might be an option, until browsers drop support for Flash Player and none load Flash content anymore. Refer to the Flash Player Admin Guide for more information, specifically pages 28 - 35.
For Flash Player details specific to each browser vendor, please refer to:
This mechanism exists. It's called Enteprise Enablement. Flash Player will load content that you explicitly allow, but will not load content from the open web. This allows you to keep your content working (particularly in intranet contexts), while minimizing the attack surface related to malicious banner ads and other untrusted content.
Also, the standalone player is still available, if you just need to play local SWFs.
You can read more about Enterprise Enablement here (pp.28):
It's important to note that all of the major browsers are dropping support for browser plug-ins. You'll need to find one that will continue to support it (Safari and Chrome have already dropped plugin support). The Firefox ESR is probably your best bet for the next few months.
Hope that helps!
Also, just for completeness:
The original announcement from 2017:
The consumer FAQ:
The enterprise FAQ: