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Facebook wipes Australian news content in new showdown with the law

Benjamin Millier Did you miss this story? Here’s your chance to read (or re-read) one of our favorite stories of 2021! Australian Facebook users have been blocked from accessing news sites through their social media feeds in a dramatic escalation of the tech giant’s standoff with the federal government over proposed new laws. Facebook users […]

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Google outlines plan to appease French antitrust body over news content

Google has submitted proposals to France’s antitrust watchdog on how it would deal with news agencies and publishers in a dispute over payment for news content, Google and the watchdog said on Wednesday. The French Competition Authority said in a statement that it would submit these proposals for public consultation and that affected parties must […]

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Google presents plan to appease French antitrust body over news content | Investment News

PARIS (Reuters) – Google has submitted proposals to France’s antitrust watchdog on how it would deal with news agencies and publishers in a dispute over payment for news content, Google and the media said on Wednesday. oversight body. The French competition authority said in a statement that it would submit these proposals for public consultation […]

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Google signs five-year news content deal with AFP

Google announced its five-year content partnership with the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency to make payment for its news content.News organizations, which have lost online advertising revenue to online aggregators like Google and Facebook, have complained that tech companies are using articles in search results or other features without payment. . New laws in France […]

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After Australia, Facebook will pay media for news content in France

Facebook will now pay French media to post information on its platform, the social media giant announced on Thursday.. It turns out that Facebook will now pay certain French newspapers for all the information it presents to users on their feeds, news agency AFP first reported. Not so long ago, Google announced a similar arrangement […]

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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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Facebook agrees to pay News Corp. Australia for news content: NPR

An illustration of a post seen on Facebook mobile last month, when Facebook banned publishers and users in Australia from posting and sharing news content amid a dispute over a new law obliging technology platforms to pay for it. Robert Cianflone ​​/ Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Robert Cianflone ​​/ Getty Images An illustration […]

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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 […]