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The Associated Press is moving ahead with plans for a system to detect unlicensed use of its content and potentially create new ways for the 163-year-old news cooperative and other media to make more money on the Internet.
The AP will be able to determine what's being read on individual computers, but AP executives stressed the monitoring system won't collect personal information.
Originally posted by TurkeyBurgers
Technically this website has sponsors that the Owner receives money from. The Owner of ATS gets money when people visit the site and his sponsors get more hits (or whatever deal they have worked out renting a certain period of time etc. ) . When there are news stories posted for free on this site that generates revenue for the owner of this website.
So yes technically the owner of ATS is making profit off of the work of reporters from other news agencies by allowing those stories to be posted here.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
The "NEWS" is not "THEIRS"
It is OURS, everyones!
So lets say I did something really dumb, and made international headlines tomorrow.
Is the story about me THEIRS?
HELL NO! If it is anyones, its MINE!
The AP Sucks, I guess it is time to boycott their lies anyways.
Originally posted by LeaderOfProgress
reply to post by ninecrimes
Where is the legal line drawn? That is the big question. If talking about the story is okay then so should posting snippets.