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Google 'May Ban' French Media From Search

  • BBC, Thursday, October 18, 2012 1:50 PM

Google has threatened to exclude French media sites from search results if France goes ahead with plans to make search engines to pay for content. In a letter sent to several ministerial offices, Google said such a law "would threaten its very existence". French newspaper publishers have been pushing for the law, saying it is unfair that Google receives advertising revenue from searches for news.

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