French anti-trust body accepts Google pledges over remunerating news publishers

21/6/2022 12:35:00 PM

Tech: French anti-trust body accepts Google pledges over remunerating news publishers - Reuters

Tech: French anti-trust body accepts Google pledges over remunerating news publishers - Reuters

PARIS (June 21): The French antitrust authority said on Tuesday it had accepted a series of commitments made by Alphabet's Google over a copyright law aimed at remunerating news publishers for the use of content online.The authority also said a 500-million euro fine it had imposed on Google last year was now definitive, as the US online giant had dropped an appeal against it. Google paid the fine last year.The decisions bring to an end the authority's investigation against

A PARIS (June 21): The French antitrust authority said on Tuesday it had accepted a series of commitments made by Alphabet's Google over a copyright law aimed at remunerating news publishers for the use of content online.for the latest news you need to know.A PARIS (June 20): French President Emmanuel Macron lost control of the National Assembly in legislative elections on Sunday, a major setback that could throw the country into political paralysis unless he is able to negotiate alliances with other parties.for the latest news you need to know.

The authority also said a 500-million euro fine it had imposed on Google last year was now definitive, as the US online giant had dropped an appeal against it.Google paid the fine last year.Macron's centrist Ensemble coalition secured the most seats in the National Assembly but fell well short of an absolute majority needed to control parliament, final results showed.The decisions bring to an end the authority's investigation against Google, which has accepted to hold talks with news agencies and other publishers to pay for the use of their news.A broad left-wing alliance was set to be the biggest opposition group, while the far-right scored record-high wins and the conservatives were likely to become kingmakers.The ruling comes amid increasing international pressure on online platforms such as Google and Facebook to share more revenue with news outlets.2 per cent against the dollar to US$1.Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily.Le Graet said “he (Mbappe) considered that the federation had not defended him after his missed penalty and the criticism on social media networks”.

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