Colombian newspapers fail to stop news aggregating website from using their content

A Colombian government agency that controls unfair competition and consumers’ rights denied a request from a group of 11 Colombian newspapers to stop a news aggregator website from using their content. Newspapers including El Colombiano, El Tiempo and El País requested precautionary measures against Pulzo.com, a website that launched in December 2013 and describes itself as a curator and content aggregator. Pulzo.com’s director Guillermo Franco says the website adds value for users by “telling the reader, ‘This is what we think is important.’”