Struan Bartlett has given us further insight into the threats made by the major (National and Regional) UK newspapers.
In his new open Q&A session (http://www.newsnow.co.uk/
Perhaps it may be the right time to go to court to resolve this... I just wonder if Google will get dragged into the fight, as there is every indication that the newspaper groups don't want them involved (maybe because they will have a bigger and better legal team?)
"They claim copyright law as a legal justification."
- NewsNow: NewsNow.co.uk Free Linking Q&A (view on Google Sidewiki)