Spain’s New “Google Tax” Could Be Bad for Everyone

Spain's New "Google Tax" Could Be Bad for Everyone

The Spanish government has just approved
a horrible law that will force news aggregation services, such as Google News, to pay news sites for each link they include with their content. You read that right: On top of sending sites a ton of traffic, Google (other aggregators like Yahoo News, and maybe even Facebook or Twitter) will be forced to pay for each link they publish.

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This Handsome Brick Facade Is Insulation That Snaps on Like Lego

This Handsome Brick Facade Is Insulation That Snaps on Like Lego

We all like the idea of saving energy, but actually retrofitting an old house is a loud, messy, and expensive headache. So the Dutch company Energiesprond has come up with a way to make houses carbon neutral with easy, snap-on insulation and solar panels. It doesn’t hurt that houses come out looking quite handsome, too.

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India’s Universal Healthcare Rollout to Cost $26B: Official

India’s universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world’s population could cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years

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