IDG and reusing published material

I just received this link to an article in the Swedish version of Tech World. As soon as I see a reference to pocket protectors, I get suspicious of the article just being a translation (as pocket protectors are not as iconic in Sweden). One google later, I find the previous versions of the article. First published in January, and then in April. The images in the Swedish article are from the April slide show version.

Now I can’t find anything wrong with a publisher translating its content and re-publishing it, but as a reader, I feel deceived. Can’t they just tell the readers that they are getting translated international content? With the web, this becomes so much obvious compared to the magazine age.

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