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Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Making Light: The Associated Press wants to charge bloggers $12.50 for a quote

The Associated Press, having already announced its intention to harass bloggers who publish snippets as short as 39 words from AP stories, has now published a web form through which intimidated parties can give the AP money in return for “permission” to publish as few as five words.Zara's note: no need to worry about organised crime invading the Internet when we have the Associated Press to protect us...I wonder if the mob can get me a couple of lines cheaper, eh ?

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