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Re: Booker the Lone Ranger

It looks like a fairly substantial problem may be emerging in the long-time practice by many AGW sceptics of linking to Booker's Daily Telegraph articles. The Telegraph seems to have adopted a semi-paywall system where you are only allowed to view 20 articles for free each month, and after that you have to subscribe or at least take up a limited free trial. A few days ago I reached my limit of 20 free to view Telegraph articles for the month.

From what I can see, the 20 free to view articles limit is applying to Booker, but not Delingpole. The difference seems to be that Booker is a 'columnist' whereas Delingpole is categorised as a 'blogger'. Presumably the Telegraph's bloggers are not included in the semi-paywall arrangement as the idea behind newspaper blogs is to compete with the general internet blogger.

Re: Booker the Lone Ranger

In regard to the Telegraph's semi-paywall arrangement, it does look like it is pretty easy for a technically-minded person to get round it. In an Opera browser which I use, there is a feature called "Cookie Manager", and using this you can delete cookies associated with the Daily Telegraph website which then allows you to view another 20 articles for free, with the process being repeated as required. The simplest method, which a non-technical person might adopt, is to start using another internet browser after you have clocked up 20 free articles on your main browser, as the tracking cookies are browser-specific.