Sunday

22nd Jan 2017

Ticker

EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

Draft EU proposals as part of an effort to create a digital single market, seen by The Guardian and Reuters, would help news media to charge technology giants such Google or Facebook for using their content on their websites and help TV broadcasters to make their catch-up sites, such as the BBC's iPlayer, available across all 28 member states. The reforms are designed to protect "media pluralism" by boosting revenues.

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