Agence France-Presse, Google settle suit

Agence France-Presse, a global news agency based in Paris, said Friday it has reached an agreement with Google Inc. that will allow the Internet search leader to post news and photos from AFP.

Agence France-Presse, Google settle suit

Agence France-Presse, a global news agency based in Paris,said Friday it has reached an agreement with Google Inc. that will allow theInternet search leader to post news and photos from AFP.

The deal settles a copyright infringement lawsuit that AFP filed in March2005 accusing Google of posting news summaries, headlines and photos withoutpermission.

Financial details of the settlement weren't disclosed.

The deal will allow Google to use headlines and photos on services includingGoogle News and other Google pages, driving online traffic to sites thatdisplay AFP news. The companies didn't disclose where else AFP's news would beused by Google.

Google settled a separate dispute with The Associated Press last August. Atthat time the two companies disclosed a new business relationship under whichGoogle will pay AP for news and photos, but financial details of thatarrangement weren't disclosed.

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