Google cuts deal with French publishers

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WorldIPReview.com, 5 février 2013 Google has created a €60 million ‘digital publishing innovation’ fund for French newspapers, ending a six-month dispute over the use of their copyrighted material online. The fund is part of a deal Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt and French president François Hollande signed on Friday. The deal settles a dispute between the Internet company and French publishers over links to news stories that appear on Google News. According to a brief blog post by Schmidt, the €60 million fund will support digital publishing initiatives for French readers for three years. Under the second part of the deal, […]

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