Blogger plagiarised by old mediaNot that it should be wildly unexpected that big media organisations plagiarise each others stories, but when they start blatantly plagiarising bloggers, without requesting, receiving, or reimbursing for, permission to reprint a blogger's material, well, stick it to them.
Tim Worstall writes about a policeman's blog that was picked up in the Mail on Sunday's 'Britblog Roundup', but, as PC COPPERFIELD himself says
PS The Mail on Sunday never even asked...bastards.
PPS Unlike the Sunday Times who did
PPPS Come to think of it, so did the Guardian
PPPPS The Sunday Telegraph apologised afterwards
On that link to his front page, he's only got one post available briefly discussing this subject, but archives are still available, if interested. Or paste this - http://coppersblog.blogspot.com/2005_01_01_coppersblog_archive.html
- into your address bar. To read more, just change those year/month numbers in bold. Leave the last one as 01 and all the posts in that month will come up. The earliest is 2004_04_01.
the earley edition - Posted by Dave @ 10/13/2005 12:15:00 am || ||