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Google pushing MPs to reject 'one-sided' code to have them pay for news
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Google pushing MPs to reject 'one-sided' code to have them pay for news

Google is targeting federal MPs with briefings aimed at convincing them not to vote for laws that would force digital giants to pay for news.

  • by Lisa Visentin

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ABC, SBS should be part of media code, but 'don't die in a ditch over it': Fels
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ABC, SBS should be part of media code, but 'don't die in a ditch over it': Fels

Former ACCC chair Allan Fels says politicians shouldn't lose sight of the bigger goal of forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Google to pay publishers $1.4 billion over three years for news
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Google to pay publishers $1.4 billion over three years for news

Google has announced plans to pay publishers for content. But Australian news organisations are likely to miss out.

  • by Zoe Samios
Payments negotiations with media companies unworkable, warns Google boss
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Payments negotiations with media companies unworkable, warns Google boss

Google boss Melanie Silva still expects the competition regulator to accommodate its concerns in a world-first piece of legislation designed to regulate the tech giants.

  • by Zoe Samios
ACCC won't change 'core' of code to regulate tech giants
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ACCC won't change 'core' of code to regulate tech giants

Competition tsar Rod Sims will not change key elements of a draft regulatory code that would force Google and Facebook to pay news outlets for their content, despite pressure from the tech giants to water it down.

  • by Lisa Visentin and Zoe Samios
'Uneconomic': Facebook says new laws mean it will ban news in Australia
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'Uneconomic': Facebook says new laws mean it will ban news in Australia

Facebook's local head of public policy has warned the existence of news articles on its platforms would become uneconomic if a new code is legislated.

  • by Lisa Visentin and Zoe Samios
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Greens propose deal to help Morrison government pass tech giant laws
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Greens propose deal to help Morrison government pass tech giant laws

The Greens will help the government pass new laws to force tech giants to pay news organisations for content, but there are strings attached.

  • by Rob Harris and Zoe Samios
Scott Morrison faces down Facebook, compares threat to Amazon
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Scott Morrison faces down Facebook, compares threat to Amazon

Scott Morrison has urged Facebook and Google to engage "constructively and cooperatively" with the proposed mandatory code which aims to make the tech giants compensate publishers for news content.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Trump administration concerned about Australia's tech giant crackdown
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Trump administration concerned about Australia's tech giant crackdown

The Trump administration has weighed in on a world-first piece of legislation that would require Facebook and Google to pay for news in Australia.

  • by Zoe Samios and Anthony Galloway
'Not our first choice': Facebook threatens to block news in Australia
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'Not our first choice': Facebook threatens to block news in Australia

Facebook is threatening to remove news from its platforms in Australia.

  • by Zoe Samios
Media companies push for clarity on tech giant payments
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Media companies push for clarity on tech giant payments

Australian media companies have suggested tweaks to a new code being created by the ACCC that will make Google and Facebook pay for their content.

  • by Zoe Samios and Fergus Hunter