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Submission + - Google and AFP sign a licensing agreement

Bushcat writes: It seems Google and AFP have kissed and made up, with AFP dropping its 2005 lawsuit. "Agence France-Presse and Google signed a licensing agreement Friday giving the search engine the right to post AFP news and photos and settling a lawsuit filed by AFP two years ago." More interestingly, "The agreement will allow uses of AFP's content in ways that go beyond its typical use of content in Google's services, which features just headlines and snippets of text to provide just a taste of what an article offers, Release at http://www.afp.com/english/news/stories/0704061223 38.jkxt2o7c.html.

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