Google in Spain must pay for indexing content




The Spanish Parliament has passed a law that makes it possible for publishers to ask for money to so-called news aggregators. That also means that Google has to pay to include content in its search services.

The New York Times reports that the Spanish Parliament to know new intellectual property has been approved. Part of this is that it is possible for publishers to ask for money for their content when it is incorporated into news aggregators. The new law is particularly relevant for companies like Google, which among other indexes with the news service content from different sources. The Internet giant argues that indexing small pieces of content ‘fair use’ is.

From next year, the Spanish law in force. However, some things are still unclear, as the amounts allowed to ask publishers to index their content. Should be the subject yet to be decided at a later date.

Spain is not the only country where Google is with his new aggregation service under fire. In France and Belgium sized company with publishers by making an amount of money available for the deployment of online services. In Germany, however, given that Google does not have to pay for indexing content.


In: Technology & Gadgets Asked By: [15500 Red Star Level]

Answer this Question

You must be Logged In to post an Answer.

Not a member yet? Sign Up Now »