Page aggregating Google News feed okay? (5 posts)

  1. chutney
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I've been checking out the various RSS aggregator plugins, and I have something of a legal question. (I looked around Google but couldn't find a straight answer.)

    Version 1: Is it okay (with Google) to run a page on my blog aggregating some of their Google News feeds (come custom ones, in my case)?

    Version 2: Is it then okay (with Google) to run Adsense on that page?

    I have a topic-based blog, and I'd like to provide my readers with topic-based news on a side page. I'd like it even more if I could display Adsense on that page, since I think it will get a goodly amount of hits. ;-)

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Only Google can answer this.

  3. chutney
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Anybody have some opinions on this? Looks like Google takes a week or two to answer questions like this, and I figure someone here has been down this road before.

  4. WPChina
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Technically, and this is only "technically", many companies find it illegal to link to their pages, and some don't like Google indexing their news. I think this is ridiculous since the entire point of the Web is "linking", but there have been court cases in the past about this.

    I am not a lawyer, and this is not legal advice, but if I were in this position I would go ahead and aggregate, but pay attention to any warnings and news surrounding this type of stuff.

  5. vkaryl
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I've never had google or adsense take more than a day to answer an email. I suggest you simply email them and ask.

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