Jay Maynard (jmaynard) wrote,
Jay Maynard

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I just tried to check the Minneapolis Star-Tribune web site for updated news, and got tossed to a page that said I needed to register. This is new. Further, they say they will occasionally send email, and that opting out is required - and they'll still send some email anyway. Bah.

The crowning glory is that they do not accept + characters in the supplied email address, thus preventing tagging of the address. If you tag an email address this way, you can later figured out who sold it to spammers.

I'd probably register anyway if it weren't for that, but that's just too much. Guess I'll switch papers.

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