Ask permission before adding blogs to my aggregator? (4 posts)

  1. chachachita
    Posted 4 years ago #


    I want to make an aggregator blog. My question is, should I ask blog authors for permission before including their RSS feeds in my blog?

    Thank you!

  2. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Yes, probably.

    Especially if you are just scraping their content. It could dilute search reults, and generally tick people off. A lot of people do not want/appreciate having their content used without permission

  3. movietv10
    Posted 4 years ago #

    how about just title not content...

  4. I think title with a link back would be fine. Best would be a hand crafted post with an explanation why you like their post and a link back ;)

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