Copyright on News

Hi, I Am Building A Website And An Android App That Will Show News Headlines And News Gist. I Am Planning To Refer To Multiple News Sites (like Times Of India, Hindustan Times Etc.) And Write My Own Version Of Headline/text Based On The News Websit... Read More

Hi, I Am Building A Website And An Android App That Will Show News Headlines And News Gist. I Am Planning To Refer To Multiple News Sites (like Times Of India, Hindustan Times Etc.) And Write My Own Version Of Headline/text Based On The News Website Content. I Am Plannnig To Group The News Items Under Different Categories. Also I Am Planning To Give The Html Link To The Original Article Also, For Each News Item. If I Generate Revenue On The Website And The App By Displaying Advertisements Will It Be Legal? Am I Violating The Copy Rights Of The Publishers? Ganesh.
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Team Legistify

Team Legistify

  • Sector-1, Noida

Dear Client

First of all, copyright is not given on news, facts in the face of law, it may be given on the way of expressing the news. Since you are changing the headlines and content, you are not violating the copyright of publishers.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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