'NY Times' Shores Up Leak In Paywall

The New York Times, which knowingly had a leaky metered paywall -- with workarounds for bypassing the free 10-article limit "so as not to alienate casual visitors" -- is "closing one of the more popular loopholes," writes Jeff John Roberts. It's now "harder to zap the 'please subscribe' ads that appear in front of a story when you’ve reached your monthly quotient of free stories." However, another workaround -- accessing Times stories through social media -- is still operational.

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