Belgian Court Rules Against Google in Copyright Dispute

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 18, 2006

  • Belgium Orders Google to Remove News Items or Pay Huge Fine: “A Brussels court has ordered internet giant Google to pay 1 million euro a day if it does not remove all news articles and pictures from French and German language newspapers on its news site, Belgian media reported on Monday.”
  • Belgian court brings Google bad news: “Google has vowed to appeal against a Belgian court ruling that represents the first legal blow against its controversial Google News service which has provoked the ire of European publishers.”
  • WSJ free feature: Belgian Court Orders Google To Stop Publishing News Content
  • Copy of Belgian Court order, via Chilling Effects
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