Australia takes on Google

The Australian government is demanding the tech giant pays for news content
11 February 2021
Presented by Adam Murphy
Production by Adam Murphy.


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In the online world, a battle is brewing between tech giants Google and Facebook and the Australian government. The government are proposing a law to force organisations like Google pay the news outlets that produce the news content they currently run for free on their websites, where it draws huge amounts of traffic. The tech companies have retaliated by threatening to withdraw their services from Australia. To explore this in more detail, Adam Murphy spoke with entrepreneur and tech Investor Peter Cowley...


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