NYTimes Extends Paywall Limit, as Coders Jump Over Wall and Reporters Game System
It's an intelligent-enough about-face from the initial policy, which the Times said would apply only to Google. After all, why not plug a loophole that allowed users to access endless free articles by utilizing other search engines? But TechCrunch questions whether the other search engines even have the functionality to implement this cap.
Meanwhile, even those who don't wish to go to all that trouble have pointed out that the plethora of coverage through other outlets (primarily Twitter) may make in-site navigation altogether unnecessary.
But maybe it won't even come to that. Just this morning, I got an e-mail offering "unlimited access to NYTimes.co