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German publishers, Google fail to settle content row

Wednesday 28 October 2015 | 11:13 CET | News
Arbitration proceedings between German publishers and Google have failed in a row over whether or not the search engine should pay the publishers to display their articles online, Reuters reports. Both parties objected to a settlement proposal put forward by the German Patent and Trade Mark Office's arbitration board, the regulator said, raising the prospect of a lengthy court battle. At issue is the demand of publishers including Axel Springer, Germany's biggest newspaper publisher, that Google and other search engines pay to display their content. The publishers' case centers on an

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Companies: Axel Springer / Google / YouTube
Countries: Germany
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