Skip to comments.The Geniuses at Agence France Presse
Posted on 03/20/2005 10:05:06 AM PST by directorblue
The pinheads over at Agence France Presse -- or as I like to call them, the Paris bureau of Al Jazeera -- have decided to sue Google News for a minimum of $17 million. Their claim? That Google's news aggregation service reproduced snippets of AFP's copyrighted photos, headlines and stories without permission.
Attention, AFP geniuses: this lawsuit is almost as sensible as giving your 16-year-old daughter permission to date Mike Tyson.
In fact, if AFP had the common sense that God gave a sea otter, they would have dealt with this "problem" (and AFP must think having traffic directed to their site, free of charge, is a problem) in one of the following ways...
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