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Australia to introduce mandatory code of conduct for digital platforms

Tuesday 21 April 2020 | 15:27 CET | News
The Australian government has ordered the country's competition watchdog to develop a mandatory code of conduct to govern commercial deals between tech giants and news media companies. According to treasurer Josh Frydenberg, "it's only fair that those who generate content get paid for it", ABC reports. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) believes it is "unlikely" digital giants would reach a voluntary agreement over the issue of payment.

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