How WSJ.com’s Court Case Affects Online Publishers

A New York court recently sided with the Wall Street Journal’s decision to change its terms of service for subscribers, a surprising decision indicating
A New York court recently sided with the Wall Street Journal's decision to change its terms of service for subscribers, a surprising decision indicating that digital publishers may have more legal leeway than previously imagined.WSJ decided to spin its Barron's Online service into a separate digital publication, with a separate pro-rated fee of up to $20 for continued access. When angry subscribers sued, charging breach of contract, U.S. District Judge Miriam Cedarbaum ruled that Down…...

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