Paris court finds Google must negotiate on news revenues

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Oct 08 2020 04:58 PM

A Google sign is shown at one of the company's office complexes in Irvine, California, US, July 27, 2020. Mike Blake, Reuters/File Photo


PARIS - A Paris appeals court on Thursday upheld an order for Google to negotiate with media groups in a long-running dispute about paying for online news.

The ruling came as the US firm announced it was close to a deal on compensating French media groups for news shown in Google search results.

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