Is stealing from free allowed?

If content is free, why should you paid for it? This is probably what Russian paid daily Izvestia thought when they copied a graphic from free weekly Moi Rayon in Moscow.

Moi Rayon – published by Norwegian media company Schibsted, however, thinks different and is suing Izvestia.

The original graph is left, clicking on the Izvestia link takes you to the ‘found’ copy. (Free newspaper Russia)

One Response to “Is stealing from free allowed?”

  1. Dan Thornton Says:

    Always good to see an organisation completely missing the difference between ‘free’ and ‘copyright free’ or Creative Commons…