A reader writes:

@freenyt! I love it.

Remember, the WSJ has a paywall. But in order for its stories to show up in Google News, there is a free version of each posted with a long URL. All you have to do is to copy the first sentence of the article and paste it in to Google, run a news search, and, voila, your article appears. (I'll always remember this because it's how Jim Newell got his Peggy Noonan fix when she was paywalled.)

I wonder how the Times will get around this one, too. Or the fact that my parents get the Fri-Sat-Sun times subscription and I can use my dad's login. Somehow I don't see this wall being particularly solid.

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