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Setting a Scary Precedent…

February 13, 2007

Court rules Google violated copyright laws

Bloomberg News

BRUSSELS A Brussels court ruled Tuesday that Google violated copyright laws by publishing links to Belgian newspapers without permission and ordered the company to remove them, setting a precedent for future cases.Google, the owner of the world’s most-used search engine, must pay €25,000, or $32,500, a day until it removes all Belgian news content, the Brussels Court of First Instance ruled. There is “no exception” for Google in copyright law, the court said. Read More…

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