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Google threatens to shut down search in Australia over digital news code

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Published on 23 Jan 2021 / In Film and Animation

Google Australia's managing director Mel Silva has told a Senate committee the tech giant could remove its search engine from Australia if a code forcing the companies to negotiate payments to news media companies goes ahead. The threat comes as Google and Facebook are fighting against legislation currently before the parliament that would force the digital platforms to enter into negotiations with news media companies for payment for content. Prime minister Scott Morrison says his government will not respond to threats. 'Australia makes our rules for things you can do in Australia,' he says. 'And that’s how things work here in Australia and people who want to work with that, in Australia, you're very welcome'

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pix911
pix911 29 days ago

check sundai pichai and ali khamenei dna
https://static.politifact.com/....politifact/photos/Yo

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Anita Fryer
Anita Fryer 1 month ago

go we will find another search engine!

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Custos Luminis
Custos Luminis 1 month ago

Time to break google up into tiny little companies with zero power over our lives, this is Treason on the World.

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patuget411
patuget411 1 month ago

Please SHUT DOWN Google in Australia ! Thank you from Canada !

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luckylukini
luckylukini 1 month ago

Plenty of search engins to go.. Duckduckgo. And Telegram.. They had there time, now it for all the new commers. Our with old in with new...??

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