ASO says "no racing for you" to Unibet.
UCI says "fine" Paris-Nice can't be a UCI race.
ASO says "fine" and gets the race sanctioned by the French federation.
UCI says "fine" and sends a letter to the Pro Tour teams that says regulations prohibit you from participating in that type of race, so stay home.
Cyclingnews speculated that ASO would now require teams to participate in its other races (i.e. Paris-Nice) in order to be invited to the Tour.
Well, since it appears that there maybe very little racing to watch this season, I will amuse myself by coming up with appropriate names for these acronyms:
Uncomfortable Crotch Itch
Uncertain Cycling Intellect
Ass Smells Overtly