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Yargh!: AP going after Web news pirates

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Inky_Wretch, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    So I guess that means no more c&ping AP stories here, huh? :D
  3. good for them

    it's amazing how many web sites just post AP stuff, sometimes crediting, sometimes not, never paying a cent, probably never even thinking about it
  4. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Excellent. This may only be symbolic and is probably too late to save the industry, but it's a good idea anyway.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    This tactic worked wonders for the record industry.
  6. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Songbird gently weeps.
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Good luck with that.
  8. "We can no longer stand by and watch others walk off with our work under misguided legal theories," said Dean Singleton, the AP's chairman and the chief executive of newspaper publisher MediaNews Group Inc. "We are mad as hell, and we are not going to take it any more."

  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    At least use the one with Niedermeyer.

  10. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Oh, come ON, people.

  11. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Finally. Someone gets it.
  12. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    The next time I hear someone accurately quote the line from "Network" will be the first.
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