Google vs French media: Paris court to rule on talks

Paris (AFP) – A Paris appeals court is to rule Thursday on whether France’s competition authority overstepped its jurisdiction in ordering Google to negotiate with media groups in a dispute about digital copyright.The ruling comes as it was announced the US firm had made progress in those talks, and that it could be on the verge of making EU digital copyright payments to some media groups for the first time.The keenly awaited ruling is the latest chapter in a long-running fight with European news companies demanding payment for content displayed in Google search results.The US internet giant h…

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