Ex-Fairfax employee Margo Kingston seems not to understand that as a common street blogger she’s obliged to follow certain copyright regulations:
When trying to link to my first piece on Tony from the Webdiary archive I noticed that all of a sudden you have to register to be linked. So if you don’t want to do that, I’ve republished the piece after Tony’s article.
Indeed she does—all 4,622 words of it, lifted without abbreviation from the SMH’s 2002 archive. Meanwhile, The Australian’sAmanda Meade reports on Margo’s abrupt departure:
It was all very mysterious and has created a frenzy in cyberspace as her fans try to work out what has happened and fire questions to the blogger, who is now working from an internet cafe.
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