For those who hate site registration: Bugmenot.com lets you read NY Times, LA Times and other sites without registering. Here’s its FAQ. The scrimmage between publishers and readers continues. Tip from Digital Deliverance.
And readers don’t like pop-up ads either. NY Times: As Consumers Revolt, A Rush to Block Pop-Up Online Ads.
Update: (Aug. 20) Boing Boing: RIP, bugmenot.com
Update: (Aug. 21) Boing Boing: Bugmenot.com returns, spokesbugperson says some news sites trying to block it.