|Google Loses Appeal on Posting Court Ruling|
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Fri, 22 Sep 2006 13:16:13 -0500
Google Inc. has lost a bid to overturn a Belgian court order that |
requires it to publish an earlier ruling forbidding it from reproducing
article snippets on its news amalgamation service.
The world's most popular Web search engine faces a daily fine of 500,000
It said on Friday it still refuses to post the ruling.
"We are very disappointed that the court has decided to uphold its
Google had argued that the posting was unnecessary given the widespread
It will fight the decision again as part of a broader attempt to
"We believe that Google News is entirely lawful and brings real benefits
Google News lists headlines and a few sentences of text from news
Any publisher can opt out by asking Google to remove its content, but
Separately on Friday, four international publishing trade groups
The Belgian case was brought by Copiepresse, an organization that
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