Cheap, free, and increasingly popular ways to get inside NYT’s paywall

The New York Times claims its online paywall has sparked an uptick in print subscriptions. That’s one way to get access to online content. Here are some more.

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That was the headline on Henry Blodget’s recent article about the Times‘ attempt to charge for its online content. His contention centers around the uptick in print subscriptions; apparently, people are buying more print subscriptions so they can receive unlimited access to stories on the Times‘ website.

“We’d heard about folks jumping on the Weekender as a the cheapest way to get unlimited Web access and a Sunday paper to boot,” Blodget wrote.

There are also plenty of free ways for anyone with a modicum of Web savvy to get around it. For instance, I switch browsers every time I hit the paywall. Between Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, I have yet to want for access to an NYT online story.

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