So the AP tells us from here that it and “its member newspapers will take legal action against Web sites that use their articles without legal permission,” huh?
Wow, you mean that the AP would actually seek to punish individuals such as your humble narrator who tries to access some of that service’s glorious content....
…from Ron Fournier (here)The AP really “wants a piece o’ me,” as it were?
…from (former correspondent) John Solomon (here)
…from Jennifer Loven and Fournier again (here)
…from David Espo (here)
…from Sam Hananel (here, with clarification by Media Matters here)
…from Hope Yen (here)
…from Amy Lorentzen (here)
…from Andrew Taylor (here)
…from Phillip Elliott (here)
…from Liz Sidoti (here)
….from Elliott, Calvin Woodward and (wait for it…) Nedra Pickler (here)
….and from (drum roll, please) the one and only Charles Babington (here)
Well, considering that the news service has produced such sterling content as that which I have cited above, I have only this to say in response:
Bring it on, meat!
Update 4/16/09: I forgot about this choice item from Ben Feller.