Google’s refusal to pay for news snippets undermines EU copyright law

Google’s refusal to pay for news snippets undermines EU copyright law

Google is changing the way it displays news stories produced by European publishers in France as new copyright rules go into effect. Rather than paying publishers to display snippets of news stories, the company will show only headlines from articles. This move comes as a disappoint to publishers who had hoped for additional revenue as a result of new copyright law.

Timothy
Timothy
MEIJIN44
MEIJIN44 4 months

I usually don't side with Google on these things but fuck the EU an their crooked laws.

LAInde Thinker
LAInde Thinker 4 months

Failed money grab by a failing industry...wow.

Pryotra
Pryotra 4 months

Did they really expect anything different? Did they expect a company to just eat the cost and not effect the consumers?

John Wilson
John Wilson 4 months

they should not even include headline, if they don't want traffic so be it.

Chris Causey
Chris Causey 4 months

wow I can't believe an international corporation would go to lengths to avoid regulations that cost them money. colour me shocked

Dave
Dave 4 months

Googlexit!

Roadhog
Roadhog 4 months

What kind of morons wrote this law?

Nuclear Jellyfish
Nuclear Jellyfish 4 months

Google refusal to pay tax too.

Duder
Duder 4 months

Hilarious attempt at a money grab by old media 👌

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