Copiepresse, a copyright management company for Belgian newspapers, has had a long history of tension with Google. We are delighted that Copiepresse has given us assurances that we can re-include their sites in our Google search index without court...
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A Belgian newspaper group has filed a suit asking for $77.5 million in damages from Google. Copiepresse first brought a suit in 2006 and The Court of First Instance in Brussels sided with the newspaper group.
Via Techmeme, news that Google has settled with two Belgian publishing groups
involved in a lawsuit against it over content included in Google News Belgium. Settles With Some Belgian Publishers Over Belgium News Inclusion
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and Assucopie all
case after Google
posted the Belgiancourt ruling in late September. This week,
news emerged about an agreement between Google and two Belgian author groups
that were suing it over copyright issues.
Belgian Content Without Court Order covers this more and how Microsoft's
reaction was to drop those publications. Via Techmeme,
news that Google has settled with two Belgian publishing groups involved in
a lawsuit against it over content included...
Last week, Google complied with a Belgiancourt order and posted the ruling
against it in a copyright suit on the home page of Google Belgium and Google American based sites however, so if you're outside the US, order early and
cross your fingers.
The court also ordered Google to post the ruling on its Belgian web site within
days or face a heavy fine. The truly critical essence of this Belgiancourt ruling concerns Google's
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Belgium, Google considers them outside Belgian jurisdiction. Copiepresse tells me it started
legal proceedings against Google over its inclusion of Belgian news sources
without explicit permission. It's
unlikely that Google Belgium is actually...