The tech giant signed the agreements with national, local and specialist news publications in Germany, Hungary, France, Austria, the Netherlands and Ireland and said discussions with many others are ongoing.
It didn’t disclose how much it’s paying or give names of the news outlets.
European Union countries have been adopting into local law a 2019 EU directive granting publishers additional rights over their content.
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