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The AP’s plan, which was approved by its board of directors Thursday, is designed to curb online infringement, which AP leaders consider a big problem. The news agency recently settled a lawsuit against AHN Media, a Web site operator that AP accused of rewriting and redistributing its news stories.
The AP announced no technical details about its system, but said it would use a digital permissions format developed by the AP, which has been endorsed by London-based Media Standards Trust."
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Getty hopes to use the freebie pictures to drive potential customers to microstock site iStockphoto. Today, SXC announced that Getty has turned control of the site over to iStock. SXC is running banner ads promoting iStock, and each page of search results includes a line of "premium results" that link to iStock pictures." read full article Source: www.pdnonline.com/