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McGarr Solicitors: 2012: The year Irish newspapers tried to destroy the web (DECEMBER 30, 2012)
I have started with that clarification, because as you read this you will find yourself asking "Is this some kind of a joke?" I thought I would be helpful and put the answer right up at the start, so you can refer back to it as often as you require.

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They were quite clear in their demands. They told Women's Aid "a licence is required to link directly to an online article even without uploading any of the content directly onto your own website."

Recap: The Newspapers' agent demanded an annual payment from a women's domestic violence charity because they said they owned copyright in a link to the newspapers' public website.



I distribute. You re-distribute. He gives your hard-earned money to lazy scroungers. -- JakeS
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jan 3rd, 2013 at 03:42:06 AM EST
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Well, don't let's link to

Irish Independent
Irish Examiner
The Irish Times
Irish Daily Star
Evening Herald
The Sunday Independent
Sunday World
The Sunday Business Post
Irish Mail on Sunday
Irish Farmers Journal
Irish Daily Mail
Irish Daily Mirror
Irish Sun
Irish Sunday Mirror
The Sunday Times
Irish Sun Sunday

I wonder if we have to pay for mentioning their august titles?

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Jan 3rd, 2013 at 04:01:52 AM EST
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Do we need a [National Newspapers of Ireland© Alert] ?

I distribute. You re-distribute. He gives your hard-earned money to lazy scroungers. -- JakeS
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jan 3rd, 2013 at 04:08:45 AM EST
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