Republish Content Legally from Gawker, Lifehacker, Gizmodo

Do you want to republish content legally from top tech blogs like Gizmodo and Lifehacker? The Gawker Media Empire which runs several popular blogs has adopted the Attribution Non-Commercial CC License, which allows bloggers to republish content strictly within terms of the license.

The top blogs which are now hosted with the CC license are
Gawker – Media, Gossip, Pop culture
Gizmodo – The Gadget Guide
Jalopnik – Obsessed With The Cult Of Cars
Jezebel – Celebrity, Fashion for Women
Kotaku – The Gamer’s Guide
Lifehacker – Tips and Software for Getting Things Done
Deadspin – Sports News Without Access, Favor, or Discretion
io9 – Strung Out on Science Fiction

cc license 3Before you start scraping content, definitely read the Gawker Legal page to see what is allowed. Read the full page to know about RSS feed usage, web syndication, print syndication, image and video terms of use. Here is a small excerpt –

Under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, Gawker Media permits anyone to do the following with certain types of GM content, in any medium:

To reproduce, remix, or otherwise alter GM site material so long as the logo is displayed and credit is given. This includes, specifically, permission:

  • to reproduce quotes
  • to reproduce screenshots of any page of a GM site
  • to include GM material in mash-ups, mixes, parodies, caricatures, etc for movies, TV, print or online

**NOTE** this does not include the right to republish images from GM sites, for which GM may not the copyright holder, except in the context of a screenshot of the whole site.