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Facebook says it will pay French publishers for links to news content

Facebook announced Thursday that it had reached an agreement with a group of French publishers to pay for links to their news shared by people on the social network. The company claims to have signed the license agreement with the Alliance de la Presse d’Information Générale, which represents 300 French publishers, to improve the quality […]

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Facebook says it will pay French publishers for news content

PARIS (AP) – Facebook announced on Thursday that it had reached an agreement with a group of French publishers to pay for links to their news shared by people on the social network. The company claims to have signed the license agreement with the Alliance de la Presse d’Information Générale, which represents 300 French publishers, […]

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France fines Google $593m over news content fight

Google was fined 500 million euros, or $593 million, by French competition authorities on Tuesday for failing to negotiate a “good faith” agreement with publishers to disseminate information on its platform. , a victory for media companies that have fought to make up for a drop in ad revenue they attribute to the Silicon Valley […]

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Facebook to pay 14 Canadian publishers for certain news content published on its platform

Facebook Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a plan to pay some Canadian publishers for news stories on its platform, but experts say the move distracts attention from future regulatory efforts. California tech giant Facebook said it would pay 14 publishers, including the National Observer, FP newspapers, Le Devoir, the Tyee and publisher of the Sun, undisclosed […]

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Charging Tech Giants to Use Traditional Media News Content – Legislative Issues Review

A few weeks ago, the news was abuzz with the controversy over a australian law that would do social media companies and even search engine pay for their provision of content from traditional media. While the controversy was high, there were articles in numerous general interest publications asking if this model could work outside of […]

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How the new government guidelines work-India News, Firstpost

It would be in the best interest of OTT platforms and online information platforms and their users to have an up-to-date and robust legal mechanism for redressing their grievances. The government, through the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technologies (MEITY), notified and published on Thursday the 2021 rules on information technology (intermediate directives and code […]

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Facebook to spend $ 1 billion on news content over three years

Facebook Inc. FB -0.02% has said it will spend at least $ 1 billion on licensing from news publishers over the next three years, a commitment that comes as tech giants come under close scrutiny from governments around the world for paying for news content that appears on their platforms. The spending plans come on […]

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Australia passes law forcing Facebook and Google to pay for news content

The Australian government has passed a new law forcing Google and Facebook to negotiate with the media to pay for their content or face arbitration. “This is an important step”, noted Josh Frydenberg, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party who spearheaded the new law. “This legislation will help level the playing field and see […]