Australia’s new law will force Facebook and Google to reach commercial deals with Australian publishers or face compulsory arbitration. Photo: AFP
Australia’s new law will force Facebook and Google to reach commercial deals with Australian publishers or face compulsory arbitration. Photo: AFP
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Australia vows to push on with content laws that will force Facebook to pay for news

  • Facebook on Thursday blocked news links from appearing in Australia, saying it had been left with no choice ahead of the new content rules
  • PM Scott Morrison on Friday said the leaders of Britain, Canada, France and India had shown support for its new laws

Australia’s new law will force Facebook and Google to reach commercial deals with Australian publishers or face compulsory arbitration. Photo: AFP
Australia’s new law will force Facebook and Google to reach commercial deals with Australian publishers or face compulsory arbitration. Photo: AFP
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