Google will pay news publishers; it's just a matter of when and how much

Google will pay news publishers; it's just a matter of when and how much
Peter Griffin
Google’s threat to pull its search engine from Australia was a dramatic escalation in its fight with the Australian government, but one that serves a useful purpose.This argument over the News Media Bargaining Code, which means the Australian government requires Google and Facebook to pay publishers for displaying local media content, is now a national issue.Aussies are contemplating life without their favourite search engine. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has made it personal.“We don't respond to threats,” he told Google....

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