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The California Journalism Preservation Act would do more harm than good. Here’s how the state might better help news
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The Verge / Ariel Shapiro / Jan 8
“It used to be that if you subscribed to a show, forgot about it for a while, and then returned, all of the intervening episodes would download automatically. But iOS 17 has made it so downloads pick up where you left off without those automatic downloads. In the end, it is a good thing both for your phone memory and for advertisers who want a precise idea of who is actually listening to their spots. But for publishers, it is a correction that scales their overall metrics down in the short term.”
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