Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo
Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo
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Microsoft and EU publishers push for tech firms to make Australia-style news payments

  • The US tech giant and four EU lobbying groups are planning to ‘mandate payments’ for use of news content from online ‘gatekeepers with dominant market power’
  • The move comes as Australia nears passing a law requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content or face fines

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Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo
Australia is close to passing legislation requiring Facebook and Google to negotiate with news outlets for payment for their content. Photo: Kyodo
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