The Wall Street Journal tests closing the Google paywall loophole

by Lucia Moses
The Wall Street Journal has long had a strict paywall — unless you simply copy and paste the headline into Google, a favored route for those not wanting to pony up $200 a year. Some users have noticed in recent days that the trick isn’t working. A Journal spokesperson said the publisher was running a test to see if doing so would entice would-be subscribers to pay up.Read the full article