In the debate about paid content and the role of content aggregators Newsnow has been forced to remove content linking to UK newspaper content. This comes after a dispute with the Newspaper licensing agency.
The links will remain available on NewsNow’s aggregation website, but won’t be included any more in their paid-for subscription service. NewsNow is using content snippets from about 37,000 sources in 141 countries, in a search service that provides headlines and URLs from £75 a month. They are also displayed on its aggregator site, which attracts more than 2 million users and more than 100m page views a month. via NewsNow pulls national newspaper links – or some of them | Media | guardian.co.uk.