NY Times Asks Twitter to Shut Down Paywall Dodgers

By: Jeff Bercovici | Forbes

There are plenty of ways to tunnel under or through The New York Times‘s new online paywall, but if you’re not careful about how you do it, the Times will shut you down.

That’s what’s about to happen to FreeNYTimes, a Twitter feed started to take advantage of one of the holes in the wall: While users are allowed only 20 pageviews a month before the wall kicks in, visits to the site via social media links are unlimited.

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