April 10, 2020

France orders Google to pay news companies for showing article extracts

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In what is a huge development for news organizations, France’s competition authority has ordered Google to negotiate payments with publishers and news agencies to display extracts on its news, search and discovery pages.

According to reports, the interim ruling comes after France implemented the EU’s “Copyright Directive” law that forced Google to pay publishers to use snippets of articles in searches.
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