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10/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

UK Newspapers Want 1 Million Pounds From Aggregators

The Newspaper Licensing Agency tells paidContent:UK it wants news monitoring companies and "content-scraping" aggregators to give it "circa 10 percent" of their revenues for the privilege. At the NLA's estimate, aggregators and PR monitors like Moreover and Newsnow make a combined £10 million in annual revenue, meaning £1 million would be distributed back to NLA's 1,400 member newspapers.

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