Rob Nicholls

Google

Google today claimed Australian users and content creators will suffer under the incoming News Media Bargaining Code, calling on them to “get involved” in opposing it, and vowing to “do everything we possibly can to get this proposal changed”. The search and advertising giant today began displaying a warning notice

The government announced a new draft mandatory code of conduct late last week to address “bargaining power imbalances” between Australian commercial media companies and platform giants Facebook and Google, including rules for the platform companies to pay for news content. Developed by the ACCC and now under public consultation, the