But Associated Press says, "We are not targeting bloggers".
Even though one blogger got an automated charge for publishing the words of a former president.
Read more here.
Did you read how the Associated Press is also charging people to quote text that they don't own... like in the public domain?
It gets even sadder here.
Seems folks won't be so much making money (on the net) as paying it out if they're not careful.
And yes - sad.
Surely a quote is free knowledge? It's a fact and education, it's not a patent, no one owns the words?
Associated Press charging $2.50 per word? This is laughable. How do they impliment it?
Phfeww, thank god AP is not into Anime, or my latest anime quotes hub would have me bankrupt!
Is this for real? How the h* is anyone supposed to write anything? I've never heard of this. THE AP??
Next thing words from the dictionary and thesaurus geezz...talk about desperate and greedy
I took it to mean that if you take an article from AP without at least rewriting it you will be charged, because after all that is stealing. However, if they are going to charge for quotes that is a different story...
And after reading that article on BoingBoing I am shaking my head, good luck making that stand up in court...
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