French junior digital minister: Facebook different from Google on copyright

Facebook’s refusal to pay for news in France under new legislation on the neighboring right for publishers does not have the same consequences as Google’s refusal, French Junior Digital Minister Cédric O said Monday. “Facebook doesn’t raise the same issues [as Google]. Facebook doesn’t generate the same traffic, it’s not a search engine,” he told French radio France Inter.

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