Is this a paywall website now?

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I don't have any issues with the articles coming up, haven't had any requests for payment to read further. Not a cookie issue in my case, I do flush all cookies every time I close my browser but not until I close it.
 
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You know I'm not great with numbers!
I'm not great with remembering either...
There's also the fact that it seems completely random with when it resets.
You could just set yourself an arbitrary date, 1st of the month, and work from that. I used to use a stack of coloured post-its when I needed to remember a count for something. Stick 5 in a pile and remove 1 each article.
 
In case you didn't see my edit:
Reading a bit further in the document, I really can't see how it compares. What's your point? To play WoW you had to agree to the ToU that forbade bots explicitly. Here's some of CN's cookie policy:

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We may delete or block cookies, but then we might lose some features and functionality in turn, that's it. It's explicitly allowed and in no way forbidden to use software that block cookies. So the complete opposite of the case you linked.
 
You're also applying it to people like me and others here who flush their cookies. Or certainly you make it seem you are.
Maybe we should go back to the start of this conversation. I said I hit the pay wall, people said I could avoid it, I said I wouldn’t. Anything since then I’ve said about people who are purposefully doing something to avoid it. You have said you’ve been hit with it, so clearly you’re consuming enough of their content to trip whatever limit they’ve set. It’s up to you what you do and I really don’t care either way, I’ve just given my opinion on people who are purposefully avoiding it.
 
No, I was talking specifically about people who have faced it or are doing something that means they won't. Sorry for any confusion.
You're really a fan of rules, aren't you?

I faced it back in October but the last couple of months, I haven't seen the wall. Should I give myself a moral lecture for not having limited myself to five articles a month when I know they have an intention of that being the cap?

Am I allowed to read five on my PC and five on my phone or is that circumventing the rule too?
 
Its a crap system because I haven't read anything for quite a while so that I could save articles, but today I couldn't watch the race so I tried to read the recap and got the "sorry you've read 5" message. BS!

EDIT: at least now they tell you how much the monthly price is.
 
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Its a crap system because I haven't read anything for quite a while so that I could save articles, but today I couldn't watch the race so I tried to read the recap and got the "sorry you've read 5" message. BS!
Same for me. I haven't read any full article on the website in months because it always shows me the paywall. I haven't observed once that the counter is set back and that I can read five articles for free again.
 
Same for me. I haven't read any full article on the website in months because it always shows me the paywall. I haven't observed once that the counter is set back and that I can read five articles for free again.
I am sure they are working on it but I don’t get blocked if I access via my phone. Very annoying though. And yes I don’t notice the 5 free articles per month?
 
Well its May 1 and I copped the paywall again. So much for the 5 free articles per month when accessing from my normal device (false advertising?). When I access via my phone I don't see the paywall so it must detect via the IP address not user name. But it is still very annoying.
 

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