Microsoft Calls Out Google’s Bluff Regarding AU’s Plans To Make Tech Giants Pay For News

The Australian government revealed their proposed news media bargaining laws, which would make tech giants pay for news in the country. The proposed legislation, dubbed the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Code, would lead to companies like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook negotiating with registered Aussie media outlets to share revenue from news content. Google Australia Managing Director Mel Silva stated that the company objects to the terms of the proposed legislation, warning that they would bar Aussies from using Google Search if the laws are implemented. Aussie digital marketing…

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