28 Dec '11, 11am

SPH: Yahoo! plagiarised and had free ride from copying stories

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) said on Wednesday that Internet firm Yahoo had obtained a 'free ride' by reproducing its news content on its website without the company's permission. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Marc Lim Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) said on Wednesday that Internet firm Yahoo had obtained a 'free ride' by reproducing its news content on its website without the company's permission. The media company said this in a reply to the defence by Yahoo! in the law suit that it commenced against the Internet company for allegedly infringing its copyright. In a statement issued on Wednesday, SPH said that it is 'determined to pursue this suit vigorously and to protect its copyrighted works'. It added that it 'cannot allow a third party to plagiarise its works without regard to the effort and resources that go into producing its content'. Related Links SPH refutes ...

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