AP Takes A Stake In Bambuser, The Real-Time Mobile Video Service That Helps Eyewitnesses Tell Their Stories

<a target="_blank" href="http://bambuser.com">Bambuser</a>, the upstart mobile video service that has carved out a name for itself as a crucial tool for eyewitnesses to record and transmit footage of

Shepard Fairey Responds To The AP: Yes, I Lied. But It Was Still Fair Use.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Fairusefairey-130x200.png" width="130" height="200" />We reached out to Shepard Fairey about the AP's release this evening <a href="https://te

AP Claims Shepard Fairey Admits To Lying And Trying To Destroy Evidence; His Counsel Quits (Updated)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/obamaobama-215x156.jpg" width="215" height="156" />The AP has just released a statement declaring that Shepard Fairey, the artist being <a hre

You Can Ignore The AP's Bluster. It Is Just A Negotiating Bluff.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Yapping-dog-213x200.jpg" width="213" height="200" /> The Associated Press is yapping again about the "exploitation of news" by search engines

The A.P. Apologizes, Admits To A "Misunderstanding Of YouTube Usage"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ap-youtube-215x129.jpg" width="215" height="129" /> My <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/04/08/ap-exec-doesnt-know-it-has-a-youtube-channe

A.P. Exec Doesn't Know It Has A YouTube Channel: Threatens Affiliate For Embedding Videos

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ap-youtube-215x129.jpg" width="215" height="129" /> (<strong>Updated</strong>) Here is another great moment in A.P. history. In its quest t

That Whining Sound You Hear Is The Death Wheeze Of Newspapers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/istock_newspaper-press-215x161.jpg" width="215" height="161" /> The newspaper industry is making a lot of noise these days about the Web "ste

Hot News: The AP Is Living In The Last Century

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/istock_newspaper-press.jpg" /> A case between the Associated Press and <a href="http://www.allheadlinenews.com/">All Headline News</a> is m

Once Again, The AP Tries To Redefine Fair Use; Goes After Shepard Fairey For Obama Poster

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/obamaobama.jpg" /> The Associated Press is on the wrong of a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use">fair use</a> argument again.

The A.P. Has Violated My Copyright, And I Demand Justice

As far as I can tell, the Associated Press is sticking by its ridiculous and unlawful assertion that “direct quotations, even short ones” are copyright infringements and result in lawsuit

The AP-Blogger Imbroglio Jumps The Pond


Here's Our New Policy On A.P. stories: They're Banned

The stories over the weekend were bad enough – the Associated Press, with a long history of suing over quotations from their articles, went after Drudge Retort for having the audacity to link to