Google Strikes $100M Online News Sharing Deal With Canada After Standoff

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023
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Canada has struck a $100 million deal with Google to pay local publishers for news snippets shared or repurposed on its local platform. The agreement for Google to make an annual payment of $100 million follows Canada passing into law Bill C-18, also known as the Online News Act, to compel U.S. digital giants to negotiate commercial licensing deals with Canadian publishers for their local platforms. “We have found a path forward to answer Google’s questions about their process and the Act. Google wanted certainty about the amount of compensation...

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