Google says Australian law would put search and YouTube at risk

Google has attacked a new Australian law forcing tech giants to pay local news outlets – saying it could threaten search services in the country. In an open letter, the firm warned that its YouTube and Search features could be “dramatically worse” if new rules were brought in. It also added that users’ data could be shared. But the Australian competition regulator said Google’s letter was “misinformation”.

Source: Google accused of misinformation in Australia row

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