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Copyright Laws Prompts Google News To Close In Spain

Google is closing Google News in Spain rather than comply with a new law that would force it to pay publishers for their links and headlines. The new intellectual property law, which comes in on 1 January, would allow Spanish publishers to charge services such as Google News to display their content online. Google, however, has said that this system is "unsustainable," as the company makes no money from its news search service.

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