google isn’t my sugar daddy, what???

So today I read a very interesting article about how newspapers are trying to get Google to pay them for using their headlines in GoogleNews.  Now, besides the fact that I didn’t even know GoogleNews existed…isn’t news supposed to be free?  You can’t copyright something like Obama being inaugurated.  Sorry, it happened and everyone’s going to talk about it and they aren’t going to pay you because you posted an article about it online first.  And if Google is linking to your site anyway, shouldn’t you be happy?  They’re giving you more traffic…

Here’s the article, its much more well-written than my musings:  google is not your sugar daddy