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French Law Requires Search Engines to Pay Royalties to Index Images

The Disruptive Competition Project(DisCo) has discovered a provision in a French law which requires search engines to pay royalties for the images they index. Although the Freedom of Creation Act…


EU Ruling Says Right to Be Forgotten Applies to

Last May the European Court of Justice ruled that, because search engines are data controllers, they are subject to legislation for European data protection. This means that private individuals have…