Hugh Pickens writes “Erick Schonfeld has an riveting article in TechCrunch with regard to a consortium of publishers including Reuters, the Ammunition Publishers of America, and Politico that plans to travesty a new approach towards the proliferation of splogs (spam blogs) and other sites which republish the entire feed of news sites and blogs, often without attribution or links. For any post or page which takes a full copy of a publisher’s work, (more…)