Internet companies must fund creativity, claims French minister

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:35 French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand has said internet companies must contribute more to financing creativity. Setting the tone for the e-G8 forum, to be held in Paris May 24-25, he said in an interview with the Saturday edition of daily newspaper Le Figaro: "It is unreasonable to think that the internet giants will build prosperous economic models, thanks to the presence of content and cultural works (and) without participating in their financing." read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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From Amazon to Uber, internet companies are driving U.S. ad spend

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Anti-vaxx propaganda is flooding the internet. Will tech companies act? | Lucky Tran, Rachel Alter and Tonay Flattum-Riemers

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