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Australia to Make Google and Facebook ‘Pay for News’, Laws to be Revealed in Parliament on Wednesday

Canberra, December 8: Australia’s government will reveal legislation in Parliament on Wednesday that would make Facebook and Google pay for journalism. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Tuesday that the legislation to create the News Media Bargaining Code will be scrutinized by a parliamentary committee following its introduction and before lawmakers vote on it next year. “This […]

Technology

Australia to Make Google and Facebook ‘Pay for News’, Laws to be Revealed in Parliament on Wednesday

Canberra, December 8: Australia’s government will reveal legislation in Parliament on Wednesday that would make Facebook and Google pay for journalism. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Tuesday that the legislation to create the News Media Bargaining Code will be scrutinized by a parliamentary committee following its introduction and before lawmakers vote on it next year. “This […]