Google May Shutter Google News in EU Over ‘Link Tax’ Laws

This set of rules says that technology firms like Google and Facebook that profit from content on the internet by linking to it should have to pay a fee to those sites.

…Many traditional media companies in Europe blame Google for siphoning off ad revenue that kept newspapers afloat. Musicians and artists are also largely in favor of the Digital Single market rules. However, many smaller websites rely on the traffic Google News and similar services drive.

Google May Shutter Google News in EU Over ‘Link Tax’ Laws – ExtremeTech

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