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Google to Pay Over 300 EU News Outlets to Publish Content

  • Deals made with ZEIT, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Spiegel
  • European Copyright Directive came into force in 2019
The Google News Showcase website.

The Google News Showcase website.

Source: Google 

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has reached agreements with over 300 European Union-based news publications in order to publish their stories on the search engine. 

Publishers in Germany including ZEIT, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Spiegel, along with others in Hungary, France, Austria, the Netherlands and Ireland have signed up to the agreement with the search engine, Google said in a blog post on Wednesday. The post did not reveal how much Google would pay for the deals.