ProPublica: Steal This Story

More

ProPublica, the nonprofit newsroom, just made it easier for anyone to 'steal' their content, legally and for free. Just click the "republish" button on any story and they'll throw some HTML your way.

We're covered under a Creative Commons license and our basic rules remain the same -- the content is free, but you have to credit us, include all the links in the story, and you cannot edit the piece.

The Guardian just did the same thing, introducing old-school syndication to the web. Read the full story at ProPublica.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Niraj Chokshi is a former staff editor at TheAtlantic.com, where he wrote about technology. He is currently freelancing and can be reached through his personal website, NirajC.com. More

Niraj previously reported on the business of the nation's largest law firms for The Recorder, a San Francisco legal newspaper. He has also been published in The Hartford Courant, The Seattle Times and The Age, in Melbourne, Australia. He's also a longtime programmer and sometimes website designer.
Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

A Breathtaking Tour Above the Moab Desert

Filmmaker Ian Cresswell rigs an HD camera atop a remote-controlled "octocopter" for some spectacular aerial views.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more

Video

Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

Video

What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

Writers

Up
Down

More in Technology

Just In