We can all breathe a sigh of relief now: the two-week long nail biter over whether The Associated Press and Yahoo News would ever renew their contract has finally been resolved with both parties agreeing to…something.
The AP has been vying for stricter copyright regulations on sites like Google and Yahoo that would make it harder for aggregators to republish their material, but whatever deal the two companies have come to, it’s being kept under tight wraps for now. “There’s not a whole lot we can say, given the confidentiality of the agreement,” said a Yahoo spokesperson told The New York Times.
As for Google’s deal with the AP, no new agreement has been reached with Google News, whose contract for the newswire was set to expire at the end of last month. But Google News has snot updated its site with any AP stories since December.
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