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Sat Oct 20, 2012, 09:42 PM

Brazilian newspapers pull out of Google News

Source: BBC

Newspapers accounting for 90% of the circulation in Brazil have abandoned Google News.

Brazil's National Association of Newspapers says all 154 members had followed its recommendation to ban the search engine aggregator from using their content.

The papers say Google News refused to pay for content and was driving traffic away from their websites.

Google said previously that the service boosted traffic to news websites.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20018221

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Bosonic Oct 2012 OP
begin_within Oct 2012 #1
StarryNite Oct 2012 #2
hourglass1 Oct 2012 #3
NYC Liberal Oct 2012 #4
skiptaylor Oct 2012 #5
Spitfire of ATJ Oct 2012 #6

Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 10:07 PM

1. Glad to hear someone stand up to Google.

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 10:22 PM

2. George Bush would ask...

How many is a Brazilian?

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Response to StarryNite (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 10:32 PM

3. HA!

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:24 PM

4. At least they're not doing what the French media is doing, which is demanding

Google pay them for their free content.

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:34 PM

5. the google

Google is a fad

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Response to skiptaylor (Reply #5)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 11:41 PM

6. Kartoo was a fad.



Sure looked cool though.

Remember when THE search engine was webcrawler?

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