From the early days of the commercial Internet, Rupert Murdoch has expressed his frustration and anger over the disingenuousness that has allowed, under the guise of freedom and innovation, a widespread appropriation of otherwise protected content. Once, to no practical effect, he threatened to block Google’s crawlers from searching and indexing his newspapers. Later, he put up one of the industry’s most solid pay walls — impeding his own traffic without raising meaningful subscription income.
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