Why Google News is leaving Spain and what it means for publishers

by Chris Smith
Spain’s new so-called “Google tax” has driven Google News to pull its service from the country, effective next Tuesday. It is the first time the search and advertising giant has pulled Google News from a country. At issue is a copyright law, due to be ratified in January, that makes showing small samples of content on aggregation sites illegal without a payment to the Spanish A ...Read the full article