AP sent a cease and desist to one of its member organizations for posting a video from AP’s Youtube channel that AP didn’t know about. No wonder their business model of the future is suing everyone. It’s the last resort of the stupid in mainstream media.
In its quest to become the RIAA of the newspaper industry, the A.P.’s executives and lawyers are beginning to match their counterparts in the music industry for cluelessness. A country radio station in Tennessee, WTNQ-FM, received a cease-and-desist letter from an A.P. vice president of affiliate relations for posting videos from the A.P.’s official Youtube channel on its Website.