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Copyright Fair Use Defense Not Available to Aggregator of AP News Clips

A U.S. federal court has held that the publication by a media monitoring service of excerpts from Associated Press news articles is copyright infringement for which the fair use defense is not available.  The Associated Press v. Meltwater U.S. Holdings, Inc. et al., 12 Civ. 1087 (March 21, 2013).  The case provides a victory for content owners in the ongoing legal war between creators and distributors of online content.… More