New York Times to focus on exchanging their services for privacy, like Google and facebook

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/06/20/business/media/new-york-times-and-washington-post-to-develop-platform-for-readers-contributions.html?_r=0&referrer=

Everyone’s been talking for years about using the web in a better way without cheapening content, but simply adding a post by ‘anonymous’ is not a way to maintain the journalistic quality of any publication,” said Alberto Ibargüen, Knight’s chief executive. “There was a need to find a way to engage the audience in a way that enhances discussion.”

Translation: they’ll be selling your data for targeted ads, like everyone else

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