Microsoft-Google Scuffle Continues (This Time, Redmond Is Right)
Microsoft this week took
Google to task for using whatever content it can find
-- regardless of copyright.
And as a writer, I've got to back Microsoft on this one.
Microsoft argues that Google often offers full access to books, movies, TV
shows and other types of media without compensating the creator.
In fact, as soon as I finish this newsletter (which I desperately hope Google
with pick up!), I'm going to finish my April Redmond print column where
I argue that Web sites are trying to kill print by stealing print stories and
offering them online. And if print was to be killed off this way, Google and
Drudge and all those hideous, amateur-hour blogs would have nothing to talk
Tell me where I'm wrong at email@example.com!
Posted by Doug Barney on March 07, 2007 at 11:52 AM