that bird

Media Rupert Murdoch and News International always looked untouchable, no way that bird could be shot down. Then I read this. Murdoch wants to block Google from News International websites:
"Rupert Murdoch says he will remove stories from Google's search index as a way to encourage people to pay for content online. In an interview with Sky News Australia, the mogul said that newspapers in his media empire - including the Sun, the Times and the Wall Street Journal - would consider blocking Google entirely once they had enacted plans to charge people for reading their stories on the web."
He really, really doesn't understand the web does he? With any luck this miscalculation will force him to sell off Fox and I can watch most of Joss Whedon's product without a slight pang of guilt. Sadly, Cory at Boing Boing doesn't think he'll do it at least not properly.

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