25 November 2006

BE - Google settles copyright dispute with 2 groups in Belgium

(Bloomeber, AP)
Google said Friday has settled with two Belgian groups representing photographers and journalists in a copyright dispute. The agreement with the Belgian copyright groups Sofam, representing the rights of about 3,700 photographers, and Scam, which acts for journalists, is the first step forward in a dispute that started with the introduction of Google News in Belgium.