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Beware of CNN and its videos....

Distinguished Professor IV

Beware of CNN and its videos....

It appears that CNN has now found further ways to negate one's ability to block videos from automatically playing.  I had stupidly left a CNN page open and subsequently blew through 369MB of data while videos kept playing.  No longer does my browser spoofer, which I had set to Android for CNN, stop videos from playing.  SMH.  What a way to waste 369MB of data. Smiley Sad Smiley Sad Smiley Sad


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Distinguished Professor III

Re: Beware of CNN and its videos....

For CNN, you can use their text only version:  https://lite.cnn.com/en

Distinguished Professor IV

Re: Beware of CNN and its videos....


@maratsade wrote:

For CNN, you can use their text only version:  https://lite.cnn.com/en


I didn't even know that existed.  Interesting.  


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Distinguished Professor III

Re: Beware of CNN and its videos....

There aren't many text only places left. I know only 3:

CNN (https://lite.cnn.io/en)

NPR (https://text.npr.org/)

Christian Science Monitor (https://www.csmonitor.com/layout/set/text/textedition)

 

Wish there were more.