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Spanish publishers urge govt to start charging 'Google tax'

Monday 2 February 2015 | 14:37 CET | News
Spain's association of newspaper editors, AEDE, has called on the government to accelerate the implementation of the so-called 'Google tax', according to unnamed sources cited in El Confidencial Digital. The Google News Spain page was closed on 16 December in response to new provisions that require payment for the use of headlines and story snippets from news publishers. The 'Google tax' provision of Spain's Intellectual Property Law reform, which came into force on 01 January, creates an "inalienable right" for publishers to collect "fair compensation" for the reproduction of

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