AP, News Aggregator Reach Deal To End Copyright Fight

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT) -- The Associated Press said Monday it had settled its copyright lawsuit against news aggregator Meltwater News U.S. and would start developing collaborative products with the one-time foe.

AP had claimed that Meltwater, a $100 million-a-year online clipping business, was stealing copyrighted content rather than fairly re-reporting news. The news agency won a ruling against Meltwater in March, but the company had vowed to appeal it.

The settlement announced Monday will end all pending litigation between the two companies, and the two will now work together to...
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