Technology • Internet & Web
2021-02-25T16:00:01+00:00

Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news

Australia's government has passed a new law that will require tech giants such as Facebook and Google to pay publishers for using their news content. Market regulator Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) publishers have had little negotiating power until now because they are so reliant on tech monopolies like Google and Facebook.

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