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Murdoch-Owned Sun Online Blocks Meltwater Media Monitor

The Sun’s website has fallen in behind its News International stablemate Times Online by barring the PR media monitoring service Meltwater from crawling its articles.

Sun Online used the robots.txt protocol to block the service on Thursday, meaning thousands of Meltwater customers around the world won

One Response to “Murdoch-Owned Sun Online Blocks Meltwater Media Monitor”

  1. Jim Hacker

    Typically biased and inaccurate story by Guardian-owned PaidContent which, considering how many times PaidContent has covered the NLA case, is astounding. This is the so-called “quality journalism” that people are being asked to pay to protect. At least the editor had the sense to include a correcting (and accurate) statement by Meltwater. Though this being the web, and not paper, why doesn’t the editor update the original article to remove the original inaccuracies?