PG: Online News Aggregators Will Have To Pay For Content

Dominic Ponsford, Editor of Press Gazette in the UK, reports: Ruling allows press to charge online news aggregators.
The Copyright Tribunal has upheld the right of the British newspaper industry to charge those who aggregate online content and then sell it on to third parties.

In the short-term it means that the British press can gather licensing fees which have been estimated at between £1m and £2m a year to those who aggregate online content and then sell it on to paying customers.
Read his full report here: pressgazette.co.uk

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