Fang-Face writes “Agence France-Presse is suing Google according to
an AP article posted to First Amendment Center. The suit is alleging that the Google News practise of excerpting articles infringes on AFP’s copyrights. What does that mean for the rest of us?
The issues raised by the case have profound implications for the Internet, where anyone can be a publisher and Web journals, or blogs, are becoming more frequent destinations for seekers of news.
I can just see LISNews responding to this pressure. Perhaps Blake will have to create a black-hole graphic to insert in these news alerts for places such as the quote above.“