On Friday paidContent:UK reported this:
“Online news aggregator Moreover is considering taking legal action against the Newspaper Licensing Agency in response to plans to impose a levy on re-distribution of online newspaper articles. paidContent:UK understands more commercial aggregators may also explore action against what they see as a direct attempt to compromise their business model.”
In an update, the NLA’s commercial director, Andrew Hughes told paidContent:UK that the agency wants to ‘work with aggregators, not against them’.
Also see: ‘Going back to the backlink licensing case: NLA’s full statement’ [Journalism.co.uk Editors’ Blog]