Brazilian media leave Google News

More than 150 newspapers banned the search engine in the country

Members of the National Association of Newspapers in Brazil (ANJ) decided to abandon Google News, banning the search engine from using their content.

The ANJ represents 154 of the country's papers, including O Globo and O Estado de Sao Paulo, which argue that Google refused to pay for content and was driving traffic away from their websites.

The decision was made during the Assembly of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), where Google's public policy director, Marcel...

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