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Australian media to negotiate news content payment with Google, Facebook

Friday 31 July 2020 | 08:48 CET | News
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a draft mandatory code for bargaining between Australia's news media businesses and major digital platforms. If this draft mandatory code is adopted, Australian media will be able to bargain with Google and Facebook to secure fair payment for news content. The draft code addresses the "acute bargaining power imbalances between Australian news businesses and Google and Facebook, including through a binding 'final offer' arbitration process, the ACCC said.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ACMA / Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Countries: Australia
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