This is playing out with Google now.
Guardian Unlimited Technology | Technology | Google to appeal, as court rules news site is illegal:
"The case was brought by Copiepress, an organisation that manages copyright for the French and German-speaking Belgian press, including La Derniére Heure, La Libre Belgique and Le Soir.While the potential damage is quite small now, currently the case is isolated to a few sources from Beligium, but could set a precident that would change the way articles, papers, and pictures are shared.
In its judgment...the court said Google would be liable for a fine of €1m (£675,000) for every day it did not remove the offending content from the recently-launched Belgian site....
While many media groups have welcomed Google News as a means of boosting traffic, others believe they are benefiting the Google brand and boosting its user figures without any recompense.
Last year Agence France-Presse (AFP) sued Google in France over a similar dispute, claiming that it had removed photo credits and copyright notices. Google subsequently removed all of the agency's con"