Google, Belgian Group Make Amends In Copyright Deal

Law360, New York (May 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Google Inc. and Belgian newspaper publishers have made some headway in their copyright dispute after the publishers allowed the Internet search engine to link to their Web sites.

In a joint statement Thursday, Google and Copiepresse, a copyright group representing French and German language newspaper publishers in Belgium, said Google could resume listing the newspapers on the search engine. But the parties have yet to tackle the central matter of debate: whether Google can publish snippets of Belgian news articles on its Google News service....
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