With end users off the hook, could newspaper copyright face death by a thousand cuttings?

June 2013
MacUser;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p12
The article reports on the ruling of the Supreme Court in Great Britain that the Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) cannot demand license fees from clients of cuttings agencies that make their services available exclusively on the web. The court addressed the issue about whether the viewing of copyright content on the web and the copying of that content to a cache and display could constitute copyright infringement. Executives discuss the implications of the ruling for public newspaper web sites.


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