Serious Eats: Talk
Warning: "Cooks Source" Will Steal Your Pie, And Your Copyright
"An article on early modern apple pies of interest to medieval recreationists was copied wholesale and published in the ad-driven, newsstand-distributed, for-profit magazine Cook's Source without permission or payment...
Here's what Judith Griggs, managing editor of Cook's Source said, in part, to Monica, after claiming "three decades" experience in publishing:
'But honestly Monica, the web is considered "public domain" and you should be happy we just didn't "lift" your whole article and put someone else's name on it! ' "
As one of the Metafilter commenters writes, "And it would be awesome if someone mirrored the Cooks Source website for ad revenue. Just to see the cognitive dissonance grip Judith Griggs' brain."