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News Publishers Go To War With the Internet — and We All Lose

News Publishers Go To War With the Internet — and We All Lose

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news industry trade associations are corruptly cashing in their political capital ... their members are newspapers, and politicians are scared of them — in desperate acts of protectionism to attack platform companies. The result is a raft of legislation that will damage the internet and in the end hurt everyone, including journalists and especially citizens...
Google is emphasizing news ... good for publishers, as that sends them readers... publishers aren’t competent at ... creating valuable ongoing relationships with the people sent their way... dogged refusal to understand how the internet has changed their world... contend that Google is taking their “content”... like a camera stealing their soul...
EU copyright legislation tries to force Google ... to pay for quoting snippets of content ... Google won’t... platforms will link to news less ... self-inflicted harm for the news industry ... hurting the public conversation...

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