‘Abuse of market power’: Inside German publishers’ legal beef with Google

There’s a long history of legal battles between German publishers and Google, and on Feb. 19, the ruling in the latest skirmish came down in favor of the tech giant. Axel Springer, along with 40 other publishers, had sued Google, claiming that the tech company was unfairly using its market dominance to punish publishers who were demanding payment from Google for displaying sni ...Read the full article

Oettinger: An EU-wide "Google tax" to stabilize the publishing industry?

SUBTITLES AVAILABLE, CLICK THE [CC] ICON. Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, speaking to the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education on January 27, 2015 Source: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20150123IPR14001/html/Committee-on-Culture-and-Education-meeting-27-01-2015-15301730