The Associated Press and 28 news organizations, including the New York Times and The Washington Post are all getting together to launch a new company
called NewsRight. The idea is track the use of their original reporting online and eventually try to make blogs and other newsgathering services, try
to pay for it.
Looks like the beginning of SOPA is taking place...The news agencies proposing this NewsRight program are doing nothing but creating a monopoly on
information and usage.
Like the gentlemen stated in the vid, " what I worry about is it ends up being used as a financial weapon against those voices out there ( ATS ) who
are siting that information in order to challenge it, scrutinize it and question it. Then you could imagine a situation to where let's ay a blogger is
out there, or an independent journalist is out there, siting excerpted pieces of a widely sited, let's say NY Times story or other news publications
story and debunking it, showing where it's wrong. "
NewsRight encodes original stories with hidden data that includes the writer’s name and when it was published. The encoded stories send back
reports to the registry that describe where a story is being used and who is reading it. The technology can even locate stories that have been cut and
pasted in whole or in part.
The exact reason we need ATS...to help curb sensationalism and debunk it.
edit on 10-1-2012 by Daedal because: (no reason
What they are trying to establish is that if they report something they own all copywrite of the event reporting. In actual fact they have payed no
monies to those involved in most cases so they do not own the rights of the story. Even if they did this is just more money grubbing.
This is about two things ... first revenue which is desperatly needed so it can be scraped off the cprporation and given to investors as dividends.
This keeps the company cash poor so they don't have the money or resources to raise wages and requires business loans to operate very often.
secondly, in any fascist state the control of information by the corporate state media
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