Australia Unveils Its Plan to Make Facebook and Google Pay for News

The new rules, which need to be passed by Australia’s Parliament, would require digital platforms to take part in negotiations with media companies over payment, Australia’s competition regulator said Friday. If the media companies and the platforms can’t reach an agreement during three months of talks, an independent arbitrator would pick a compensation plan from one of the sides.

Source: Australia Unveils Its Plan to Make Facebook and Google Pay for News

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