The Boston Globe has a new paid website:
Globe starts far-ranging paid website for all devices
For the rest of September, BostonGlobe.com will be free, but after that readers will have to pay $3.99 a week for a digital-only subscription. Home delivery subscribers will not have to pay extra for the site but will need to register online to gain access.
You can log in to a trial with your existing username/password.
Password Recovery on the new site:
Start a chat now or call us at 617-929-2233
Mon-Fri 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 8 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 8 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT
I figured it out.
You can't log in with your existing username/password until you register.
"*Everyone must sign up for access to the free trial*. Boston.com users or Boston Globe subscribers can use their existing registered e-mail and password here. Already signed up for the free trial? Log in here"
So you have to REGISTER with your existing username/password.
I've NEVER seen this before.
They are going to get a lot of chat requests and phone calls today because of the poor instructions on how to register.