Canada, Australia stand up to Facebook-Google — more nations to join the fight

Facebook’s outrageous bid to blackmail Australia into dropping its efforts to make tech companies pay for journalism isn’t working. Indeed, Canada will follow its Commonwealth cousin and require that tech giants pay for the news that helps drive users to their highly profitable sites. Steven Guilbeault, Canada’s minister of Canadian heritage, called Facebook “highly irresponsible”...

Canada, Australia stand up to Facebook-Google — more nations to join the fight
Facebook’s outrageous bid to blackmail Australia into dropping its efforts to make tech companies pay for journalism isn’t working. Indeed, Canada will follow its Commonwealth cousin and require that tech giants pay for the news that helps drive users to their highly profitable sites. Steven Guilbeault, Canada’s minister of Canadian heritage, called Facebook “highly irresponsible”...

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