News website paywalls in South Africa: prices compared

supersunbird

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Since the paywall thing started on Business Day the personal finance section at least is just getting updated less and less frequently, last article was done over 8 days ago.
 

2021

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R100 a month is crazy, what are they thinking?
 

FireTelkom

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Just delete cookies after you reached the limit and the counter starts again.
 

Munch

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There are always ways around any imposed limits if you've got time & knowledge... :D

Not if the limit is 0.
Or if they require creating an account. In which case you can create a new account every time you reach the limit. However you may need a new email address for that.
 

Griz

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Who needs to pay for news when we have Garyvdh spamming every possible bit of plausible news on this forum?

Oh, and Ghoti's sources high up in local papers, as well.
 

w1z4rd

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Who needs to pay for news when we have Garyvdh spamming every possible bit of plausible news on this forum?

Oh, and Ghoti's sources high up in local papers, as well.

Dude, you do nothing but troll people all day. Reporting your posts from now on. Whats with the constant personal jabs at people the whole time?
 

Ryansr

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Most of the up-to-date articles of note could be delivered to your cellphone daily by subscribing to a news feed through Feedly or any other RSS reader. :)
 

alloytoo

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Not if the limit is 0.
Or if they require creating an account. In which case you can create a new account every time you reach the limit. However you may need a new email address for that.
Easy enough if you have your own domain.
 

Skerminkel

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Porn mode for Die Burger etc. Problem is the new websites are crappy deluxe.
 

OMB

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who needs to worry about paywalls when you have myBB?
 
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