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Eric Goldman, who teaches Cyberlaw and Intellectual Property at Santa Clara University School of Law and serves on the editorial boards of Business Law Today and the Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., confirms that it’s a tricky question.
“In my mind, there’s no question that a blogger grants an implied license to the content in an RSS feed,” wrote Goldman on his Technology and Marketing Law Blog. “However, because it’s implied, I’m just not sure of the license terms. So, in theory, it could be an implied license to permit aggregators to do whatever they want.”
Man, we’re not “stealing” your content, we just liked it. Besides, half of it is “stolen” from someone else anyway. That’s where we stand on the issue, but we’re not total hardasses and we’ll do our best to keep content providers happy…try us before you call your lawyer. You can’t squeeze blood from a turnip and most turnips have more in liquid assets than we do.