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AFP sues Google for copyright violation

March 19, 2005 20:52 IST

International news agency Agence France-Presse has sued Google Inc for copyright infringement, according to media report

Paris-headquartered AFP filed a suit in a Washington court seeking damages of at least $17.5 million and an

on the publication of its text and photos without prior agreement.

AFP has accused Google of posting

its headlines, news summaries and photographs without permission.


are awaited.