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AP to Define Guidelines for Blog Use of Articles; Continues Hardline Stance

There are 2 comments on the technologyexpert.blogspot.com story from Jun 16, 2008, titled AP to Define Guidelines for Blog Use of Articles; Continues Hardline Stance. In it, technologyexpert.blogspot.com reports that:

You'll recall my earlier post about the DMCA takedown notices issued to the Drudge Retort, a site which seems guilty of nothing more than a bad pun - and of "fair use" of brief excerpts. The AP seems to still have not "gotten" blogging, and although it pulled back a little - it still plans to place restrictions on bloggers that make me want to say "Hello, Reuters!"

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#1 Jun 16, 2008
I did not know all that. Thanks for the education.

Is there a role for the reader's opinion in this AP episode? After all the reader or the public is the beneficiary.
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#2 Jun 16, 2008
this is one of the last major issues facing the transition of how media is used or abused relating to the internet,I would like to see the outcome of the difference of reproduction and reference and what examples are used by ap in their stand, I really look forward to this debate.

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