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JoshBent
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So you can just fake the referer as twitter for medium and drive for free?

https://engadget.com/2019/02/...

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  • 5
    Other way is by clearing cookies as told by @Floydian
  • 4
    You are late to the part Josh. :)
  • 5
    Medium has bullshit methods for checking this shit. It's about as effective as "Clicking this link requires you be 18+"
  • 1
    @AlgoRythm Unless they want to enforce an account for reading altogether (which would decrease traffic dramatically) clearing cookies must always work.
  • 3
    @Floydian @gitlog yeah, I knew for a long time about deleting cookies, but this method seemed new, as it got announced just now too.
  • 1
    could switch to IP tracking @Lor-inc

    Also... even then, VPN/Tor defeats that.
  • 2
    Medium shall pay me to read their shitty generic articles
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