Google to Limit Free News Access

Is Google bowing to Rupert Murdoch? The Internet giant has announced plans to allow newspaper publishers to limit the number of free news articles that people can read through Google. Publishers will now be able to limit users to no more than five articles a day, should they choose. The announcement comes as Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp., has been attacking companies like Google, saying that their offering of free news articles amounts to “theft.”