Tag Archives: Marburger

The myth of the “free ride”

David Marburger is pushing the idea that aggregating sites are pushing newspapers out of business with cut-rate advertising. The entire argument is based in several falsities and we should just stop giving this guy face time. Continue reading

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Stealing is wrong, so is a quest to own facts

My opposition is not to tough copyright law, it’s directed at big news media trying to legally change the online marketplace to benefit themselves (and not content providers as a whole). Continue reading

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AP ignores Fair Use, treads into copyright debate

The AP has waded into the online copyright debate with the launch of their new microformat system. Their president has also made alarming claims about the use of their content that leads this writer to believe they don’t know much about Fair Use. Continue reading

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Revisiting the Marburger plan (it’s still terrible)

Our industry was built on competition and the free marketplace of ideas. So, let’s pull ’em up, shall we? Get out there and innovate ourselves a future instead of crying to the principal about how some new kid is stealing our lunch money. Continue reading

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Connie, dude, please cut it out

There’s a war brewing between the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the blogoshere – and it’s just completely stupid. Continue reading

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