A Belgian Court has awarded a band of “scrappy” Belgian Publishers damages for copyright infringement by Google for publishing their content.
Businessweek cites this as the “Death of Search Engines”. We believe that it’s the growth of peer media and better yielding advertising. This trend will grow with every lawsuit leveraged against Google.
Today, we consider Google as a forerunner in New Media. But in a way, Google is also the incumbent in New Media by hoarding advertising revenues and acquiring innovation.Â (similar to the position that Microsoft used to hold on software)
Maybe things are changing again….
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