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Supreme Court: Browsing No Copyright Violation

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that browsing via a website link do not violate the newspapers' copyright, overruling earlier ruling by the high court. The ruling follows a three-year legal battle between the Newspaper Licensing Agency  and a media monitoring firm, Meltwater, which charges PR firms for alerts about their clients. Earlier court rulings established that newspaper article headlines, and extracts of articles, are safeguarded by copyright and ordered Meltwater's clients in the PR industry to require a licence to use them.

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