Once again I want to read an article on The New York Times website and once again I hit the paywall. Before you jump to conclusions, I am not trying to get content for free.

I buy the fucking International Edition Of The New York Times the six days a week it is published - at a cost of three euros (five bucks) per day. Yes, I spend roughly $120 a month on reading The Times.

For that they should have a code in the paper that allows me to log in and read whatever articles they can't fit into the international edition.

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As it is, it would be far, far cheaper for me to buy an online subscription to the Times and just stop buying the paper edition at all.

They are lucky I really like reading a newspaper at a cafe, because otherwise that's what I'd do - and they'd get less revenue and I'd get more news.