Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Bloggers vs. radio hosts

Bloggers Take on Talk Radio Hosts
Published: January 15, 2007

'A San Francisco talk radio station pre-empted three hours of programming on Friday in response to a campaign by bloggers who have recorded extreme comments by several hosts and passed on digital copies to advertisers.'

'The comments were also posted on Spocko's Web site, In response, ABC Radio Networks, which owns KSFO and which in turn is owned by the Walt Disney Company, sent letters to the site's service provider, demanding the clips be taken down from its servers. The provider complied, raising the issue of what constitutes fair use of copyrighted material by a critic'

Source: IFLA listserv

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