The newswire Associated Press has launched an anti-blogger stance (or anti-social-media maybe) which seems a little bit strange and to be honest a bit thick in this day and age. It's saying you can't quote its stories on your blog. Hey guess what'll happen AP... bloggers won't link to you at all and they'll link elsewhere instead. Winning policy you've dusted off eh! They even serve take-down notices to bloggers who quote content from their site.
Neville Hobson has done some research on the topic and has the following to say. His review is worth reading if you're in PR or marketing:
"In a nutshell, the AP is trying to stop a blogger posting even small snippets of content from AP news items, something that happens day in and day out across the web under fair use and fair dealing practices..."