[Marxism] Paywalls and how to get around them (The Atlantic)

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Feb 16 21:10:45 MST 2020


On 2/16/20 10:31 PM, DW via Marxism wrote:
> Folks,
> if you use Firefox (a far superior browser to Chrome IMO) you can get
> around almost all paywalls. When you seen a link, such as the one from The
> Atlantic just posted below, in Firefox, "save as a pocket". Give it a name.
> Go the pocket page and then open it up. The Washington post on occasion has
> given me problems. Firefox takes a quick shot of the page before the
> paywall popup window opens and prevents you from reading what is there.
> This method simply eliminates the popup window.
> 
> David Walters

Thanks for the tip, David. But if you *do* have access to Atlantic or 
any other paywalled magazine or newspaper, please send the entire 
article as I do customarily with the NYT or Washington Post. I don't do 
this with leftist magazines since they generally don't rely on advertising.



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