Google News to Cut Spanish Sites

12 Dec 2014

Spanish classified advertisers face a new challenge from 16 December, when Google News cuts Spanish sites from its service.

Google’s move is a response to a new Spanish intellectual-property law that demands news publishers to be paid for their content, even if they are willing to give it away. In addition to closing Google News in Spain, Google Inc. will also block reports from Spanish publish

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Cila Warncke

Cila joined AIM Group in 2014 as writer/analyst for Spain. An Anglo-American living in Ibiza, she brings extensive international writing and consulting experience to the role. Educated at University of Pennsylvania (BA) and Glasgow University (MLitt), she has worked for wide range of consumer and B2B publications and companies in Europe and the USA, writing on topics ranging from marketing to travel to music to ultra-marathoning. She uses her writing, research and analytical skills to help clients tell their stories, grow their business, reach new audiences, build loyalty and exploit new media channels. Cila is also an award-winning essayist, creative writer and founder of Creative Writing Ibiza.