Belgian Newspapers Sue Google For Sending Them Traffic – Again

by admin May 28, 2008 at 3:33 pm

Actually, Copiepresse is suing Google for publishing and storing their content without permission, but what they obviously don’t understand is that when Google News publishes your headline and a short excerpt linking to the original article, that’s fair use, and it’s a good thing because it sends you tons of traffic.

This is an old story; and if you’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, however, now they want money – anywhere between 51.7 and 77.5 million dollars will do.

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