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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Australia's pay-for-news law: Facebook, Google won't have to give out user data, says regulator

The final draft of the bill could be introduced into Parliament in late October.

17 Sep 2020 10:52 PM

Facebook threatens to throw out news from platform after Australia asks it to pay publishers

The move came after the deadline for negotiations with publishers ended on August 31.

01 Sep 2020 1:23 PM

Google drafts YouTubers worldwide in campaign against Australia’s bid to make it pay for news

“The YouTube you know and love is at risk in Australia,” the company tweeted from its YouTube Creators account.

18 Aug 2020 5:23 PM

Google slammed for spreading 'misinformation' to counter Australian law mandating it to pay for news

The tech giant in an open letter claimed it would be forced to hand over users’ search data to news media companies.

17 Aug 2020 2:07 PM

Aussie papers go digital, downsize as COVID, unpaid content aggregation by Google, Facebook take toll

Ad revenue has declined making print operations unsustainable while Big Tech makes money on newspaper content without paying the publishers.

28 May 2020 4:43 PM

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Australian watchdog suggests boycott of Google, Facebook to force them to pay for news

The radical idea was among a series of possible bargaining tools put forward by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

19 May 2020 5:25 PM

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