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France fines Google $593M for skipping talks on news publisher compensation

13/07/2021

France‘s competition watchdog has fined Google $593 million (€500 million) for failing to negotiate with media companies over the use of their content. The fine is the latest attempt to make Google pay news organizations for displaying their content in search results. In 2020, France’s Competition Authority...
France‘s competition watchdog has fined Google $593 million (€500 million) for failing to negotiate with media companies over the use of their content. The fine is the latest attempt to make Google pay news organizations for displaying their content in search results. In 2020, France’s Competition Authority ordered the company to negotiate an agreement on remuneration for showing snippets of articles on Google News. Publishers alleged that the firm had failed to open the talks in “good faith,” Reuters reports. The regulator took their side. It accused Google of violating the 2020 order. “The sanction of 500 million euros takes into account…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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