Start-Up Seeks to Get Revenue from News-Copying Sites

A start-up called Attributor, based in Redwood City, Calif., is proposing an approach that is more carrot than stick as news organizations try to do something about the many Web sites that simply copy articles and paste them into their own pages. It has developed an automated way for newspapers to share in the advertising revenue from even the tiniest sites that copy their articles.

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