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Google just carried on without them

"When publishers in Germany and Spain withdrew their material, Google just carried on without them."

I don't know about Germany but in Spain a law was passed to would have made Google pay publishers for Google News.

Publishers were salivating about getting paid but then Google announced they were dropping the service.

Some newspapers then asked for a law to make news aggregation sites mandatory for search engines, but the government kind of ignored them.

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