Quotes for Quotes

First they launched a new entertainment (read "celebrity") division, then they got caught writing Britney Spears’ obit early, now the A.P. is selling quotation licenses. I guess it’s true that newspapers are going the way of the dodo if they’re really that hard up.The lowest price: $12.50 for 5-25 words, which is a nice slap in the face of bloggers getting paid maybe a cent a word. I would quote what the A.P. said about it, but I don’t have the coin.

What do you think?

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  1. Hesed

    That’s nice that they are “requiring” liscenses for quotes….too bad they dont mean SHIT. Who do they think they are, the DMV? What’s printed in the newspaper is not protected….neither is any of the stuff printed in Heeb. You can quote to your hearts c


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