US copyright push to end the free ride

Toughening copyright law to allow news outlets to stop stories being used free by “parasitic” internet search engines is on the cards.The measure is being considered by the US Federal Trade Commission to help the struggling domestic media.The FTC’s draft policy, entitled Potential Policy Recommendations to Support the Reinvention of Journalism, notes “internet search engines and online news aggregators often use content from news organisations without paying”.

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