Q: If I start up a website, can I quote all other websites?......
.....as long as I put the information in quotes, give the name of the site, give the name of the author if possible, and give a link to the page the quote came from?
A: The legal concept you are invoking is called "fair use" ad is an exception to copyright. You cannot duplicate a website or its pages but under some circumstances -- which vary depending on the amount, nature and context of use -- use a portion of their content. Attribution or linking is not a defense or sufficient by itself alone. You should seek counsel on this from someone who knows the application of copyright to website "scraping."
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