AP’s News Licensing Group faces an established competitor

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) has been harvesting royalties for re-use of material for more than 30 years and has signed most big newspapers as clients, reports Rick Edmonds. “There is room for multiple vendors in the field, a senior CCC executive told me last month, but AP may find the new venture tricky to perfect.” || Thursday story: AP to launch News Licensing Group.

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