Changing your news read according to your location

Is this a good thing to have varying information from a news website portal if it picks up your location?

The New York Times story changes its text depending on where you’re reading it: “It’s a fine line between a smarter default and being creepy.”

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For example, here’s my hometown:

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And here’s where I live today:

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You can read more here;

http://www.niemanlab.org/2015/05/the-upshot-uses-geolocation-to-push-readers-deeper-into-data

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