Belgian Newspapers Sue Google For Sending Them Traffic – Again
Actually, Copiepresse is suing Google for publishing and storing their content without permission, but what they obviously donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t understand is that when Google News publishes your headline and a short excerpt linking to the original article, thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fair use, and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a good thing because it sends you tons of traffic.
This is an old story; and if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve been following it closely, you know that Google had already lost once. Copiepresse only wanted their content to be removed from Google News and Google.be, however, now they want money – anywhere between 51.7 and 77.5 million dollars will do.
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