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Bloggers versus Associated Press

by henrycopeland
Monday, June 16th, 2008

The Associated Press sent blogger Rogers Cadenhead a letter Friday complaining that his was infringing their copyright on some stories.

Here’s excerpts from their note and Rogers’ response.

Over the weekend, bloggers left right and center swarmed against the AP, calling for a boycott of links to AP articles with links instead to Agence France-Press, Reuters, McClatchy, or IPS.

The reaction is centered at

Looks like Rogers and the AP have straightened things out, but no larger precedents have been set.

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