Aggregator sites—like the one you’re reading—are ‘parasites’ of the Internet

Wall Street Journal editor Robert Thomson had some harsh words for Google and other news aggregators: you’re “parasites or tech tapeworms in the intestines of the Internet,” he said in an interview with The Australian newspaper. Related New York Times The Associated Press is taking on Web aggregators insisting they either stop running AP stories or start sharing revenues. Related Newser Here’s how Michael Wolff, founder of news aggregator site Newser, reacted to Thomson&#8217…

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