Murdoch’s Latest Claim: BBC Takes Newspaper Content

By: E&P Staff

David Weir, writing for business blog BNET, points out that Rupert Murdoch isn’t just spoiling for a fight with Google and other search aggregator, which Murdoch describes as “content kleptomaniacs” when it comes time to newspapers.

Murdoch has his sights set on the BBC as well.

The chairman of News Corp. said that most of BBC content is taken from newspapers and that his company will seek action under copyright laws.

“They will have to spend a lot more money on a lot more reporters to cover the world when they can’t steal from newspapers,” Murdoch told Sky News Australia.

Read more, here.

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