Google Australia Stories February 17, 2021
Google Australia Stories February 4, 2021
Google has a $1 billion plan to pay publishers for content that appears in a cross-service “News Showcase” product. This is the company’s preferred route to support journalism, and comes as it’s locked in a dispute with Australia over an upcoming requirement to essentially “pay for links.” Google News Showcase was just surprisingly announced for Australia.
Google Australia Stories January 21, 2021
Google Australia Stories August 16, 2020
Over the past several months, the Australian government has been preparing legislation to force Google (and Facebook) to pay local publishers for content that appears in Search and News. The tech companies have come out against this proposal, and Google today is directly appealing to its Australian users in an open letter.
Google Australia Stories May 31, 2020
Back in April, Australia set out to force Google (and Facebook) to pay local publishers for content that appears in products like Search and News. An AU$600 million to $1 billion yearly payment has recently been suggested, with Google Australia today offering a rebuttal and explaining how its business works.
Google Australia Stories June 4, 2019
Google Australia Stories July 31, 2018
Google Australia Stories July 5, 2018