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Google Adds a Brick to Online Publishers' Paywalls

E-Commerce Times Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
Google Adds a Brick to Online Publishers' PaywallsGoogle on Monday announced that it was dropping its decade-old policy of requiring media and news publishers to provide a limited amount of free content. The so-called "first click free" policy meant that publishers had to make a certain amount of content available to users who conducted a search on Google, even if their stories, videos or images otherwise were behind a paywall.
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News video: Google I s Taking Down The Paywall For News Organizations

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Google is changing up the game for the news industry. The online giant has decided to take away the "First Click Free" policy they have had for the past 10 years. This policy forced websites with paywalls to allow users to click through a number of free articles a day. If you didn't follow the...

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