Google News Showcase tears down paywalls in more countries

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Nothing can be more annoying than having a headline catch your attention and then finding yourself unable to open up the story because it is placed behind a paywall. Last year, the Google News Showcase was launched to deliver curated stories to readers. At the time, called it “a product where we support and pay publishers to curate their journalism just for you.” In other words, Google’s program will allow it to subsidize the cost of smashing through a paywall to allow users to have access to certain stories via AI capabilities
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