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Dec 20 2007   10:37PM GMT

Who’s sorry now? Yahoo

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

yahoo_india.gif Yahoo apologized after recipes from Surya Gayathri’s blog were used without permission on Yahoo India’s new Malayalam-language Web portal. The Indian blogging community quickly created a buzzstorm about the rights of individuals to protect their intellectual property.

A Yahoo spokesman said “Yahoo respects the blogging community and the etiquette followed by bloggers. We regret any inconvenience caused by the inadvertent posting of the recipe without attribution.”

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