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Google ends copyright dispute with Belgian newspapers

By Jos
Dec 14, 2012
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  1. Google has settled a long-running dispute with Belgian newspapers over copyright complaints. The case dates back to 2006 when a group of publishers sued Google claiming the use of headlines and snippets of Belgian newspaper articles in Google New amounted...

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  2. ShadowDeath

    ShadowDeath TS Enthusiast Posts: 78   +12

    Google should have just shut it's website's doors to this news paper. Then they'd freak out trying to figure out what happened to all of their revenue.
     
  3. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,624   +377

    Yes I'm a bit bewildered here... Google search makes sites. They should have just complied and removed the papers from results unless they see long term gains from the new plan. They didn't give up what they gain from the deal though...
     

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