Tuesday, December 06, 2005

GOOGLE: MAKING MONEY THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

STEALING IT, THAT IS...

VIA Breitbart from AP: "Group: Online Content Cannot Remain Free"

http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/12/06/D8EATJEG5.html

The European Publishers Council adds their two Franc's worth to the ongoing dispute between Google and the Agence France-Presse, which is suing on behalf of civilization as we know it to protect the writer's inalienable right to a piece of the action...

The lawsuit alleges that Google News service, which scans about 4500 news sites and creates a categorized links page of top stories, violates copywrite protections.

I lack the competence to evaluate the legal issue but I can appreciate the Karma... There is, after all, no such thing as a free lunch. Even if you are Google...

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