NNI denies seeking payments for hyperlinks
Frank Cullen, of National Newspapers of Ireland has said his organisation never sought licence payments for "standalone links" to newspaper content posted on online.
The coordinating director of National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI), Frank Cullen, has said his organisation never sought licence payments for "standalone links" to newspaper content posted on online.
The NNI was last week criticised online for its republishing licence policy, which purports to count hyperlinking to its members' sites as republishing, for which a licence fee can be charged.
Less controversial practices that constitute republishing include the reproduction of articles or extracts online, the posting...
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