Newser’s Spain Calls Wrap’s Copyright Violation Claims ‘False, Malicious’

Newser CEO Patrick Spain fires back at Sharon Waxman and in a formal response to Thursday’s cease-and-desist letter. Spain contends the whole situation could have been resolved through a “civil conversation” with Newser’s editor in chief (Caroline Miller, unidentified in the letter), saying it’s “not a legal controversy but one about appropriate best practices and the needs and desires of the online reading public.” Full text embedded below.

10-04-08 Letter to Counsel for the Wrap