26 Oct '12, 1pm

Google’s Eric Schmidt Seeks Rapprochement With French Over Proposed Newspaper-Linking Tax: Earlier this month Go...

Earlier this month Google, which past French president Jacques Chirac once called an agent of “Anglo-Saxon cultural Imperialism ,” threatened to stop linking to French news websites after French publishers and the French government floated a proposal to require the search engine to license their content. Current French President Francois Hollande’s government is essentially seeking to tax Google to help support or subsidize the country’s ailing newspaper industry. Google has vigorously opposed the notion of paying to index and link to news sites as a threat to the company’s “very existence .” Other European countries have considered or are considering similar ideas in an effort to prop up their own struggling newspaper industries. Google defended itself by saying that it sends four billion clicks per month to French newspaper and media sites. Now Google Executive Chairman ...

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