A law that would force Facebook to pay for content could be passed as early as next week. Photo: Reuters
A law that would force Facebook to pay for content could be passed as early as next week. Photo: Reuters
Australia

As Australia takes on Facebook, can it get the rest of the world on its side?

  • Canberra wants the social media giant to pay for content, and PM Morrison is seeking support from the likes of India, Canada and France as it prepares to regulate big tech
  • While some see the new laws as also being politically motivated, Facebook’s decision to block Australian media outlets has revealed the extent of the company’s influence

A law that would force Facebook to pay for content could be passed as early as next week. Photo: Reuters
A law that would force Facebook to pay for content could be passed as early as next week. Photo: Reuters
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