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European Union Moves Closer to Adopting the ePrivacy Regulation
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European Union Moves Closer to Adopting the ePrivacy Regulation

On February 10, the European Union took a decisive step towards adopting the proposed ePrivacy Regulation as the European Council reached a compromise on its negotiating mandate. The ePrivacy Directive, first proposed by the European Commission in 2017, would update the EU rules on when service providers are allowed to ... Read More
Google Launches News Showcase in Australia
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Google Launches News Showcase in Australia

On February 4, Google announced it was launching its News Showcase in Australia. If publishers agree to Google’s terms, Google will pay them for including their content in the Showcase. The details on payment remain unreleased. Publications participating in the News Showcase include The Canberra Times, The Illawarra Mercury, The Saturday Paper, ... Read More
Canadian Publishers Urge Parliament to Preserve Press
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Canadian Publishers Urge Parliament to Preserve Press

On February 3, News Media Canada released a letter to all Members of Parliament, urging them to prepare legislation to compensate news publishers for their content. The letter points out that Google and Facebook have disproportionate market power and use news publishers’ content without compensation, leaving news publishers to struggle ... Read More
Microsoft Supports Australia’s Code
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Microsoft Supports Australia’s Code

On February 3, Microsoft released a statement fully supporting Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Communications Minister Paul Fletcher about correcting the power imbalance between digital platforms and Australian news publishers. Microsoft said they are “committed to Australia and the ... Read More
Alliance CEO Op-Ed: Media Code is Thoughtful, Brave and Might Save Journalism
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Alliance CEO Op-Ed: Media Code is Thoughtful, Brave and Might Save Journalism

An op-ed by News Media Alliance President & CEO, David Chavern ran in The Australian today, regarding the proposed bargaining code in Australia to require the big tech platforms to pay news publishers for use of their content ... Read More
ACCC Holds Public Hearing on News Media Bargaining Code
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ACCC Holds Public Hearing on News Media Bargaining Code

On February 1, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) hosted a public hearing to discuss the News Media Bargaining Code legislation and address concerns raised by public submissions. While the hearing addressed praise for and concerns about the Code, it was primarily focused on building a sustainable model for ... Read More
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