On The Web, Is News Aggregation Theft?

Aggregation is an ugly word. The phonetics of the word are uncannily close to “gag.” But everybody’s been talking about it a lot lately, particularly at SXSW. A Curator’s Code was established; columns were writtencolumns were mocked. So a panel titled “Is Aggregation Theft?” was of course going to be a little explode-y.

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