Paywall Round-Up: NYT Falters, WSJ Pounces, SF Chronicle Tumbles, Toronto Star Launches + More

A lot of news for paywalls and metered news sites this week! For starters, The New York Times (along with CNN and TIME) was
A lot of news for paywalls and metered news sites this week! For starters, The New York Times (along with CNN and TIME) was hacked this week by supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, through, of all things, paid discovery platform and third-party vendor Outbrain. (Hackers re-directed links to the aforementioned sites to the website of the Syrian Electronic Army.) To Outbrain's credit, they noticed the problem in 11 minutes and resolved it in seven hours…...

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