If you try to access more than seven premium pages on The Times-Tribune’s website in a given month, you’re gonna have a bad time.
The Times-Tribune, a morning newspaper that serves the Scranton, Pennsylvania, area, seems to be trying to hold on in the dying newspaper industry by implementing a subscription system on its website. One must pay a subscription fee in order to access more than seven “premium pages” in a month.
If you’re a poor and fat asshole like me who knows a bit more about computers other than how to turn them on and how to access Facebook, then you undoubtedly have a few methods up your sleeve on how to evade Web blockades like The Times-Tribune’s. If you fit this description, then move along. You probably get all of your news from Reddit anyway.
If you think that computers are magical creatures, that a megabyte of downloaded data will make your computer exponentially slower or will always contain a virus, or that unencrypted Wi-Fi networks are no different than unlocked household doors at night, then this pro-tip is for you:
If you want to access as many God damn The Times-Tribune articles as you want, then delete your motherfucking cookies every time you hit the monthly limit.
A short video taken during yesterday’s severe storm.