German publisher stops after two weeks ‘blockade’ Google




The largest publisher of news media in Germany, Axel Springer, after two weeks decided to let Google still indexing parts of articles. The blockade caused the number of visitors decreased sharply through Google and Google News.

google Together with two hundred other German publishers Axel Springer decided two weeks ago to ban Google still quote the content articles in Google search engine and Google News, but it is the publisher now back, reports Reuters.

A law adopted last year allows German publishers to prohibit Google indexed the content articles. However, the headline of an article may still be cited. Omitting the text of articles made, however, that there are 40 percent fewer visitors came to the websites of Axel Springer from Google. For Google News, the decline was even 80 percent.

Google recently won a lawsuit that had the German publishers tightened. The publishers wanted Google would pay money for indexing articles, but that did not, the judge ruled. Then the publishers decided to enter the blockade.

According to Google’s decision on Axel Springer to have articles indexed on the search engine of added value for the publishers.


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