The AP Not So Happy About Reporting Restrictions When It Goes In The Other Direction
from the good-for-us,-not-for-them dept
Well, this is amusing. Remember how the AP is trying to limit how others can report on or make use of AP news? Right. Hold that thought. Now remember how the Southeastern Conference (SEC) is trying to restrict how both the fans and reporters can report on games? Well, you know what’s coming next. Stephen points out that the AP is now protesting the SEC’s policies. Apparently, the AP is only a fan of such reporting restrictions when it impacts others rather than themselves. The full letter (pdf) sent to the SEC by the AP and some other reporting groups takes issue with many of the restrictions, and apparently doesn’t notice the irony in the fact that the AP is trying to restrict others in much the same way.