Pay per view isn’t always in the form of subscriptions and the companies that bring you your local news are either greedy or stupid or most likely very much both.
This morning I went to one of the local TV station’s sites (KING5) to have a look at a piece of video and I learned what it really costs to look at the local news on the ‘Net.
I recently set my computer and browser to ask me before installing cookies. Mostly out of curiosity.
In addition to the KING5 cookies which I accepted (at least 4) I have to deny cookies from the following sites:
Actually about 12 sites but they were all variants of the above. That’s right FOUR different advertising networks what to install cookies in my browser so that I can read one local news story. Not happy.
It gets worse… [Read more…]