Liberty University

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by Kizmet, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator

  2. cookderosa

    cookderosa Resident Chef

  3. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator

    The Times has begun to be strict about that. I'm maxed out now too.
  4. Steve Levicoff

    Steve Levicoff Well-Known Member

    Several of the major dailies do this (NYT, WaPo, etc.). They monitor the number of stories you read by your cookies.

    However, remember that cookies are exclusive to the browser you're using. In other words, if you've maxed out your articles on Explorer, you can still access the article on, say, Firefox or Google Chrome. Or Microsoft Edge.

    Get it? You've got 10 freebie articles per month, per browser. So enjoy your 30, 40, or 50 articles . . .

    Another alternative: If you max out but don't want to change browsers to view an article, just clear out your cookies. But reaize that by doing it this way, you risk also clearing out your history, memorized passwords, tracking of articles read in forums such as DI, etc.
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  5. MattS

    MattS New Member

    You can also delete cookies only associated with specific sites rather than all at once. I do this all the time to avoid these types of limits without affecting anything else.
  6. Phdtobe

    Phdtobe Well-Known Member

    How to do it?
  7. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Sorry - in error, I posted mass cookie deletion methods for several popular browsers. Don't have the answer.
  8. cookderosa

    cookderosa Resident Chef

    Thanks Steve! That's awesome to know ;)
  9. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator

  10. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator

  11. MattS

    MattS New Member

    It depends on your browser. In Chrome, you can go to chrome://settings/siteData and search for individual cookies to delete there (e.g. "nytimes"). Firefox has a similar search feature under Options > Privacy > "remove individual cookies." I have no idea about IE or Edge, as I don't use those browsers.
  12. Jahaza

    Jahaza Member

    Or just open your NY Times article links in an incognito window.

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