Publishers See a Way to Track Their Content Across the Net:
Copyrighted work like
a news article or a picture can hop between Web sites as easily as a
cut-and-paste command. But more than ever, as that material finds new
audiences, the original sources might not get the direct financial benefit.
Microsoft defends Facebook stake: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said
on Monday his firm's acquisition of a 1.6 percent stake in socializing Web
site Facebook for $240 million was an important investment, not a mistake.