Who owns the news? Don't ask Google

Australian and French efforts to force Google to compensate news publishers are only the latest examples of a trend spanning the globe

07 March 2021 - 00:03 By

Google is under growing pressure to pay for information that, for two decades, the search provider snipped from the web - and made a mint from - without paying a penny.

Australian and French efforts to force Google to compensate news publishers are only the latest examples of a trend spanning the globe. Canada is considering a similar requirement and rival Microsoft has urged the US to pass a comparable law...

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