The Associated Press and news aggregator Meltwater have had a rocky relationship, but today, the two companies announced that they would end their court battles and enter a partnership.
The couple’s problems started in February 2012. That’s when the AP took Meltwater to court, alleging copyright infringement. Meltwater, a media monitoring service, was tracking the news—including AP articles—for key words and phrases, and then delivering excerpts of those articles to its subscribers, who paid $5,000/year for the privilege. Many of those articles came from the AP. Read More