But in the future, it said it would be up to copyright owners to get in touch with Google by e-mail to complain if the site was posting content that belonged to them. Google would then have 24 hours to withdraw the content or face a daily fine of 1,000 euros ($1,295).
How will this ruling impact other archiving? From a research point of view, preventing Google or other companies from keeping copies of digital material that may have been long since lost is a bad thing. The law, unfortunately, is not on their side with this one.