Newspapers Settle Lawsuit Over Online News Excerpts

GateHouse Media Inc. will set up technical barriers preventing, the Boston Globe's website, from automated "scraping" of GateHouse content, and has agreed to honor those barriers under a settlement in a widely watched lawsuit filed by GateHouse against The New York Times Co. At issue was the practice of posting headlines and short excerpts of text along with links to stories on other sites.

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