Irish Papers Like/Dislike Article Linkage

The display of links to newspaper articles online is “an infringement of copyright” when it is done “for commercial purposes”, the National Newspapers of Ireland group has said. The NNI includes links in its definition of content that is subject to copyright - a claim that has been contested by solicitors. The Irish Times said it supported “the NNI position that copyright over newspaper content should be protected”. But it also said it encouraged linking to its articles.

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