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You may own your content now, but who profits from that labor in the future may be a different story.
if your business model depends [on] click-throughs to retrieve publicly available information, I would rethink the business model.
What I'm finding most interesting is breaking down the idea of a fact, and how someone can come to the conclusion that they're the owner of that piece of information.
Google asserts that the SERPs are it's legally protected free speech, a product of editorial opinion
Googles answer to "What Is Robots.txt"
The Robot Exclusion Standard, also known as the Robots Exclusion Protocol or robots.txt protocol, is a convention for advising cooperating web crawlers and other web robots about accessing all or part of a website which is otherwise publicly viewable.