Alphabet in talks with Spanish publishers to bring Google News back, sources say

Alphabet’s Google is negotiating individual licensing deals with a divided Spanish news industry that could allow the U.S. tech giant’s news service to resume in the country, three sources close to the matter told Reuters. Google News, which links to third party content, closed in Spain in late 2014 in response to legislation which meant it had to pay a mandatory collective licensing fee to re-publish headlines or snippets of news.

Source: Alphabet in talks with Spanish publishers to bring Google News back, sources say

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