Ars Technica changed their copyright notice

You're probably familiar with Ars Technica, a blog that covers (among many other topics) copyright issues. A few weeks back, Ars posted a story on over-broad copyright notices. That was an interesting story, and worth reading.

In the comment section for that story, one poster noted that Ars used a copyright notice that was just as broad. Today Ars posted a copy of their new notice (the bold is the new addition):

"Except where permitted by law, the material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast Digital."

I have to give them kudos for that. It demonstrates a level of integrity that I find refreshing.

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