Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters
Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters
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Microsoft backs Australia’s bid for search engines to pay for news worldwide

  • Microsoft’s president says the firm supports proposed legislation in Australia that would force Google and Facebook to compensate media for their journalism
  • Facebook and Google have both threatened to block key services in Australia if the rules, now before parliament, become law as written

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Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters
Australia wants news outlets to pay for news stories published online. Photo: Reuters
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