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Comment: work arounds (Score 1) 193

by MountainBoiler (#33885182) Attached to: NY Times Confident of 'First Click Free' Paywalls
Never mind that if a site lets first N visits free, it can always be free just by deleting all cookies for that site (and ancillary cookies).

I happen to enjoy reading some of the NYT's oped writers. Every now and then, I just need to delete all "*.nytimes.*" cookies to continue enjoying the articles.

But this is what those crafty markets dreamed up. Doesn't mean it isn't difficult to bypass.

Biotech

One Variety of Sea Slugs Cuts Out the Energy Middleman 232

Posted by timothy
from the would-never-leave-the-house dept.
dragonturtle69 writes with this story, short on details but interesting: "These sea slugs, Elysia chlorotica, have evolved the ability to gain energy via photosynthesis. Forget about genetic modifications for sports enhancements. I want to be able to never need to eat again — or do I?"

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