Monday, August 1, 2011

Aggregator Aggravated by U.K. High Court Ruling

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07:  In this photo il...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeNews aggregator Meltwater's clients must secure licenses from the Newspaper Licensing Authority("NLA"), England's High Court of Justice has ruled, according to an article in The Telegraph.

Lord Justice Jackson found that headlines could be viewed as copyrightable separate literary works, which means users of aggregation services such as Meltwater who charge for a service must pay for licenses, the Telegraph article reported. The decision, which accords copyright protection to online newspapers, is expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court, according to the Telegraph article.
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