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Old 06-20-2011, 12:00 PM
Jeff Campbell
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Default The New York Post Shuts Down Mobile Safari

"'You shall not pass!' booms Gandalf the Grey as mobile Safari visitors arrive at the New York Post web site this weekend. Sorry, correction: That's how it played out in my head. Reality is more mundane and mostly annoying."

Now instead of getting a welcome ad promoting an app for access, you get instructions on how to get the $1.99 USD app [affiliate link]. The $1.99 price of the app will get you 30 days of access, and after that first 30 days you will need to subscribe at the rate of $6.99 USD per month, $39.99 USD for six months and $79.99 USD for a year. I agree with Dave Winer when he rails about how Apple needs to stop sending info to the servers that I'm on an iPad, then I could use the browser to read what I want, besides it shouldn't be called mobile since its pretty much full size. What are your thoughts?

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