Spain to force search engines to pay to display some content

News media companies in Spain will be able to charge search engines such as Google for displaying copyrighted content under a new law proposed by the Spanish government on Friday.The measure echoes similar drives around Europe. Publishers in Portugal, France, Belgium and Germany have pushed for compensation in some form or another for links, snippets, headlines and lead paragraphs that appear in news search engines and aggregators such as Google News and Yahoo news.
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/02/14/spain-intellectualproperty-idINDEEA1D0I720140214
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/02/14/uk-spain-intellectualproperty-idUKBREA1D1NS20140214

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