Mountain View, Calif. – Google (NASD: GOOG) is no longer hosting new articles published
by the Associated Press on its Google News site, perhaps the result of
difficult licensing renegotiations between the two parties, Search Engine
older AP articles are still accessible on Google News, no new articles from the
news organization have been posted to the site since Dec. 24.
"We have a
licensing agreement with the Associated Press that permits us to host its
content on Google properties such as Google News. Some of that content is still
available today. At the moment we’re not adding new hosted content from the
AP," the company said in a statement.