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post #11 of 32
I'm pretty sure this happened with another big newspaper that tried to make a pay wall. It just inspired people to make copy cat websites that reposted their entire offerings.
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I'm pretty sure this happened with another big newspaper that tried to make a pay wall. It just inspired people to make copy cat websites that reposted their entire offerings.
I'd say charging for news on the internet is the beginning of the end for these news sites.
post #13 of 32
Way to rip off iPad users. Hope this doesn't become a trend with other websites and hope it doesn't happen to android
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so at this rate I guess it will be soon when people start torrenting their daily news paper. lol
 
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post #15 of 32
Install Opera on your iPad.
post #16 of 32
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Install Opera on your iPad.
Or find a way for safari to spoof it's browser ID.

It's so easy to bypass it's hilarious.
post #17 of 32
This just in. Google charges users per search I don't like where this is going. Installing a different browser solves this, but most users will just cough up the dough, especially since the iPad isn't a cheap item to begin with.
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This just in. Google charges users per search I don't like where this is going. Installing a different browser solves this, but most users will just cough up the dough, especially since the iPad isn't a cheap item to begin with.
Yes, but getting news from that ONE site costs you $7 per month.
post #19 of 32
I'm guessing Google News it out of the question?
    
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I'm guessing Google News it out of the question?
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