This is an attempt to stop Germany passing legislation that would allow publishers to charge internet search engines for displaying links to newspaper articles on services like Google News (see earlier 1709 Blog report here).
The Bundestag is supposed to discuss what has come to be known as the Lex Google or Google Tax tomorrow.
|Embarrassed Oscar caught in one of those |
rare moments not spent reading
financial news online
|There were times when news |
services clearly involved acts
of communication to the public