It suddenly occurred to me that the TOR bundle and its browser might be a simple and easy way to route around newspaper and magazine roadblocks. And it seems to be so. Using the TOR browser just now, I was able to fully access a Chicago Tribune opinion piece on H.P. Lovecraft shedding his former lowly literary status (only available to USA users, whereas I’m in the UK). Also a London Telegraph article on the flood of French citizens fleeing the effects of socialism (blocked for regular UK visitors by a subscription pop-up layer). It works in both instances. Sending to a Kindle is tricky from the Tor browser — but a simple copy-paste to a .txt file, and then a Send to Kindle right-click operation does the trick.

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