(Update, Friday 11 a.m.: Well, Variety figured out how to foil our system. We'll update if we come up with their new IP address.)
I am not a computer hacker. The last computer programming class I took was Pascal, and I think I got a C.
That's why I am as shocked as you are that I figured out a very simple way to bypass Variety's new subscription thingy.
For those of you unfamiliar with what I'm referring to, Variety recently changed its website to a subscription model.
That's probably a smart thing. People are increasingly getting their news online. The ad market is soft. And money doesn't grow on trees.
But if I can figure out how to access your site without paying for it, you need to hire smarter programmers.
Enough of the preamble. Here's how you bypass the subscription.
1. Go to Variety.com and click on any...