Google to Pay $81M in Deal With French Newspapers Over Copyright Payments

As I once heard a NY Times exec once explain, Google is the “frenemy” of newspapers these days. They definitely help disseminate the news,
As I once heard a NY Times exec once explain, Google is the "frenemy" of newspapers these days. They definitely help disseminate the news, but they also make a profit off of the news and pay no royalties for it. While efforts to get Google to pony up some cash for its use of newspaper headlines and articles snippets has largely been stymied in the U.S., European newspapers seem to have some courts and political leaders…...

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