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Google sued for $2.27 billion by European publishers

More European legal problems for Google as Axel Springer and other well-known German publishers sue over alleged abuse of its market position. Nicola Agius on March 1, 2024 Google is facing a $ 2.27 billion lawsuit by 32 media groups claiming that the company’s digital advertising practices have led to financial losses. The publishers, including … Continue reading Google sued for $2.27 billion by European publishers

Google is reportedly paying publishers thousands of dollars to use its AI to write stories

Google is reportedly paying publishers thousands of dollars to use its AI to write stories What could possibly go wrong. Karissa Bell   Wed, Feb 28, 2024 Anadolu via Getty Images Google has been quietly striking deals with some publishers to use new generative AI tools to publish stories, according to a report in Adweek. … Continue reading Google is reportedly paying publishers thousands of dollars to use its AI to write stories

Crunching Numbers: What Meta And Facebook Owe U.S. Publishers

Crunching Numbers: What Google, Meta Owe U.S. Publishers by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, January 24, 2024 The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Wednesday filed a complaint alleging that Google monopolizes key digital advertising technologies in the ad-tech stack that website publishers depend on to sell ads, and advertisers rely on … Continue reading Crunching Numbers: What Meta And Facebook Owe U.S. Publishers

Report: Generative AI violates copyrights of news publishers

News publishers are concerned AI answers will replace Search traffic, leading to less revenue, lost jobs and other damages. Danny Goodwin on November 1, 2023 AI companies (e.g., Google, OpenAI) are primarily using high-quality content created by news publishers to train generative AI systems, which then compete directly against those publishers. That’s the core argument … Continue reading Report: Generative AI violates copyrights of news publishers

Search Under Fire From Publishers Reportedly Forming Coalition To Address Generative AI

Search Under Fire: Publishers Eye Coalition To Address Generative AI by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 28, 2023 Search engines are once again under fire from some of the top news publishers. The New York Times, News Corp, and IAC are among the companies that are discussing the formation of a coalition to address how generative … Continue reading Search Under Fire From Publishers Reportedly Forming Coalition To Address Generative AI

How Advertisers, Publishers Are Lowering Carbon Emissions In Ad Supply Chain

How Advertisers, Publishers Are Lowering Carbon Emissions In Ad Supply Chain by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 19, 2023 Publishers and advertisers working to launch ad inventory that emits less carbon are also trying to stay within budget — requiring each company to step up and support the process. Metaphorically, Curt Larson, CPO at Sharethrough, says … Continue reading How Advertisers, Publishers Are Lowering Carbon Emissions In Ad Supply Chain

Spotify now lets publishers automatically transform radio broadcasts into podcasts

  By Laya Neelakandan April 13, 2023 Spotify announced on Thursday that it is releasing new technology to turn broadcasts into podcasts for any publisher with a Megaphone account, Spotify’s podcasting platform.   The new technology, coined as “broadcast-to-podcast” (B2P), will automatically create podcast episodes from broadcast content once set up in Megaphone, according to … Continue reading Spotify now lets publishers automatically transform radio broadcasts into podcasts

Publishers To Seek Compensation For AI-Generated Content

Publishers To Seek Compensation For AI-Generated Content by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 23, 2023 Media executives want compensation for use of their content when served in OpenAI ChatGPT, Microsoft Bing Chat, and Google Bard, similar to the way Australia and other countries began requiring payment to publishers when snippets of content appear in search-engine results. … Continue reading Publishers To Seek Compensation For AI-Generated Content

Publishers Prepare To Ask For AI-Generated Content Compensation From Google, Microsoft, Others

Publishers To Seek Compensation For AI-Generated Content by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 23, 2023 Media executives want compensation for use of their content when served in OpenAI ChatGPT, Microsoft Bing Chat, and Google Bard, similar to the way Australia and other countries began requiring payment to publishers when snippets of content appear in search-engine results. … Continue reading Publishers Prepare To Ask For AI-Generated Content Compensation From Google, Microsoft, Others