So here's our new policy on A.P. stories: they don't exist. We don't see them, we don't quote them, we don't link to them.
Hard to say if this is bold or timid under the circumstance. It sure talks bold. I'd be more impressed with WaPo if they had the guts the take AP to the mat on their IP claims, but at least they are sending a clear message that they aren't going to join them.
Here's Our New Policy On A.P. stories: They're Banned - washingtonpost.com