You'll have heard of Associated Press's announcement about their new "news registry" and the puzzlement over how the hNews microformat could provide tracking of use of AP content on other websites.
Zachary M Seward of Nieman Lab has now obtained obtained a copy of the detailed internal Associated Press paper "Protect, Point, Pay" - and he also managed to have a long chat with Associated Press's general counsel Srinandan Kasi and others.
The good news is, it seems AP do want to encourage re-use of their content, in a way - the issue is communicating their real intentions clearly and unambiguously.
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