Sharon Waxman's claims are so exaggerated, and big lie-like, that, in my suspicion of anyone shouting about ethics in a crowded theater, it suddenly occurred to me to run a quick ethical search on her.
We aggregate news here at TheWrap along with producing a great deal of original content. But I'm starting to think hard about the line between lifting content and aggregating it. Exhibit A for me is Newser.com.
Cuban is a man of snappy, attention-deficit sort of opinions (some of which, for all I know, may be wise. His opinion the other day, to which, I assume, he gave his usual amount of consideration, involved Newser.
Information wants to be free, but the creators of information also need to eat. Which of these interests ultimately prevails, although partly a business issue, depends fundamentally on legal considerations.