Rupert Murdoch Begins Blocking News Aggregators, Search Engines | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Rupert Murdoch Begins Blocking News Aggregators, Search Engines

New Corp honcho Rupert Murdoch has been known to refer to those running the web as “plagiarists” and “parasites,” threatening to remove all of his content from search engines like Google (especially if Bing is willing to pay up). Many wondered if he was bluffing, but now the process seems to have begun, with the Times Online blocking aggregation of its stories.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Murdoch is about to learn the hard way that online links were creating much of his readership.

Comments

SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA