We all occasionally follow links that lead to content that's blocked by a paywall on a site we're likely to never visit again and don't care to subscribe to, and for those moments, this hack may be useful: Prepend 12ft.io/
to the URL, i.e. right before the "www." (Source: https://imgur.com/gallery/bdIJKxt
I've only had the opportunity to test it out on two sites, and it's "been disabled" on the NY Times site but it worked on the other one.