French news

Google pays French press companies for the use of online content

Google has been a superhighway for content published by news outlets. The tech company has made it easier to access news (among other things) on its search and news aggregation portals while enjoying it by displaying ads alongside the content. This model has long benefited both parties – Google and news publishers – but the […]

French news

Google seals content payment agreement with French press publishers

Google seals a content payment agreement with French press publishers. Paris: Google and a lobby of French publishers said Thursday they had agreed on a copyright framework for the US tech giant to pay news publishers for online content, a first in Europe. This decision paves the way for individual licensing agreements for French publications, […]

French news

Google agrees to pay French news sites to send them traffic

Enlarge / Google Headquarters. French news sites prevailed in negotiations with Google on “neighboring rights”, a new legal right granted by the European copyright directive of 2019. An agreement between Google and the news industry French “establishes a framework within which Google will negotiate individual license agreements” with individual news organizations, according to Google. As […]

French news

Google strikes content payment deal with French news publishers

PARIS (Reuters) – Google and a lobby of French publishers said on Thursday they had agreed to a copyright framework allowing the U.S. tech giant to pay news publishers for online content, a first in history. Europe. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, […]

French market

Wheaton’s French Market will temporarily move downtown

The final phase of a massive streetscape project in downtown Wheaton will uproot the town’s French market for its 2021 season. The open-air market will move to Reber Street in April to accommodate construction work in the latest stage of downtown revitalization efforts. The temporary move will pave the way for several permanent changes planned […]