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The French news channel obtains rare access to Apple Park, “one of the most secret places on the planet”

The French news channel TF1 has obtained rare and exclusive access to Apple Park, calling it “one of the most secret places on the planet” while addressing key Apple executives, such as its vice – senior president of marketing, Greg Joswiak, and more. In Cupertino, California, “Apple Park” is rarely accessible to anyone who is […]

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Google agrees to pay the French press agency for the use of online content

Google and the French news agency Agence France-Presse have reached a licensing deal that will see Google start paying for the use of AFP news content, a milestone in a multi-year effort by publishers to news and French regulators to bring the tech giant to the negotiating table. The two sides refused to disclose the […]

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Facebook signs preliminary copyright agreement with French press editors lobby group

Facebook announced Thursday that it had signed a preliminary copyright agreement with a lobby group of French news publishers, paving the way for it to pay for news content on its platforms in France. The agreement takes the form of a term sheet of a few pages, according to a source familiar with the matter, […]

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‘This bike hiker’ Chris Froome makes an appearance in French news

Famous ‘bike hiker’ Chris Froome made a subtle appearance on a French news show as he was prevented from completing his planned route due to the risk of forest fires. The four-time Tour de France winner made a brief appearance on France 2the partly public national channel, during a training ride not far from his […]

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Google fined 500 million euros for violation of French news negotiation

Google has been fined half a million euros by the French competition authority and could face additional daily fines of € 900,000 until a resolution is implemented. On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the French competition authority fined Google 500 million euros, equivalent to $ 593 million, for failing to negotiate in good faith with publishers […]

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Google pays £ 55million to French newspaper publishers

Google will pay £ 55million over three years to French news publishers, ending a content copyright dispute that has lasted for more than a year. Documents seen by Reuters show an agreement under which Alphabet, owner of Google, will pay nearly £ 16million a year to 121 national and local French publications after signing individual […]

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Birth of copyright: Google will pay $ 76 million to French news publishers | Technology news

Documents examined by the Reuters news agency show that Google is prepared to pay $ 22 million annually to 121 French news publications. Alphabet Inc’s Google has agreed to pay $ 76 million over three years to a group of French news publishers to end a more than one-year copyright dispute, according to documents viewed […]

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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 […]

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Google takes a hard line and refuses to pay French news sites despite the new law

Amesy / Getty Google will pay nothing to French news agencies for the privilege of linking to their articles, the search giant said on Wednesday. France is the first country to implement a European-wide directive intended to extract money from the tech giants. The copyright overhaul, approved by the European Parliament in March, requires EU […]