Google: We will shut down our search engine if we have to pay for news
Australian government plans to add a link tax which would force Google and Facebook to pay for local news sites whenever their content shows up.
News agencies want Facebook and Google to pay for linking
Nine European news agencies have signed on a plea which details that the U.S. online giants should be required to pay for using their content ......
Spanish government forces Google News shutdown
Large media outlets, local media sources and bloggers will be furious as a law about to come into force in Spain has pushed Google News out of the country.