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Google outlines plan to appease French antitrust body over news content

Google has submitted proposals to France’s antitrust watchdog on how it would deal with news agencies and publishers in a dispute over payment for news content, Google and the watchdog said on Wednesday. The French Competition Authority said in a statement that it would submit these proposals for public consultation and that affected parties must […]

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Google presents plan to appease French antitrust body over news content | Investment News

PARIS (Reuters) – Google has submitted proposals to France’s antitrust watchdog on how it would deal with news agencies and publishers in a dispute over payment for news content, Google and the media said on Wednesday. oversight body. The French competition authority said in a statement that it would submit these proposals for public consultation […]

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Google signs five-year news content deal with AFP

Google announced its five-year content partnership with the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency to make payment for its news content.News organizations, which have lost online advertising revenue to online aggregators like Google and Facebook, have complained that tech companies are using articles in search results or other features without payment. . New laws in France […]

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Facebook Inks signs deal with French publishers to pay for news content

Top line Facebook has signed an agreement with a French lobby group that represents 300 French publishers to pay for news content circulating on its users’ feeds, several media reported Thursday, as publishers around the world stressed the need for the social media giant to offset their content that generates advertising revenue for Facebook. Facebook […]

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Facebook and French publishers reach agreement on remuneration for news content – ​​EURACTIV.com

Facebook and the lobby of French publishers, known as the Alliance de la Presse d’Information Générale (APIG), have reached an agreement on the remuneration of journalistic content published on the American giant’s platform, the two announced on Thursday. 21st of October. EURACTIV France reports. After several years of “constructive discussions”, Facebook said it had reached […]

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Apple will cut fees if publishers provide Apple News content

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrives for Apple’s “The Morning Show” World Premiere at Lincoln Center – David Geffen Hall on October 28, 2019 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images News publishers who participate in Apple News will be eligible to reduce Apple’s first-year app subscription reduction from 30% to 15%, […]

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France fines Google $593m over news content fight

Google was fined 500 million euros, or $593 million, by French competition authorities on Tuesday for failing to negotiate a “good faith” agreement with publishers to disseminate information on its platform. , a victory for media companies that have fought to make up for a drop in ad revenue they attribute to the Silicon Valley […]

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Google and Facebook erode local media while using news content for free

Opinion: Google and Facebook pay to allow other types of content, but have refused to fairly compensate news outlets critical to our work. A bill in Congress would change that. Editorial Committee | Arizona Republic Quality local journalism is essential to creating an informed and engaged public and ensuring a thriving democracy. But local journalism […]

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Facebook to spend $ 1 billion on news content over three years

Facebook Inc. FB -0.02% has said it will spend at least $ 1 billion on licensing from news publishers over the next three years, a commitment that comes as tech giants come under close scrutiny from governments around the world for paying for news content that appears on their platforms. The spending plans come on […]

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Australia passes law forcing Facebook and Google to pay for news content

The Australian government has passed a new law forcing Google and Facebook to negotiate with the media to pay for their content or face arbitration. “This is an important step”, noted Josh Frydenberg, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party who spearheaded the new law. “This legislation will help level the playing field and see […]