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Ads: Support a #SafeHarbor4News
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Ads: Support a #SafeHarbor4News

Your Community Could Lose Local News. Google and Facebook take 90 percent of all digitaladvertising revenue growth –revenue that news publishersneed to invest in continuing todeliver the news ... Read More
Apple’s New Privacy Policy Bad for Ad Revenue, Says Facebook
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Apple’s New Privacy Policy Bad for Ad Revenue, Says Facebook

Facebook recently alleged that Apple’s new privacy policy will cripple efforts to offer personalized ads. These changes would require that app developers obtain users’ consent before they are able to track information used to deliver personalized ads. This policy is expected to roll out this fall with iOS14. If these ... Read More
Facebook Retaliates Against Australian Bargaining Code
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Facebook Retaliates Against Australian Bargaining Code

On August 31, Facebook issued a press release saying that if the ACCC’s draft code becomes law, they will no longer allow publishers or consumers to share any news on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook alleges that the regulation “misunderstands” the bargaining imbalance and ignores important facts. The ACCC released a statement the next ... Read More
Statement: Facebook's Threat to Block News in Australia
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Statement: Facebook’s Threat to Block News in Australia

Facebook's threat to block real journalism from its properties is simply an attempt to bully the Australian government and legislature.  It is also a clear attempted exercise of their massive, anticompetitive market power.   ... Read More
Google Implements New Ad Blockers
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Google Implements New Ad Blockers

Google is supposed to implement a new “heavy ad blocker” in late August, according to a Google official’s activity on a Chromium message board. Google defines a heavy ad as any ad that a user hasn’t interacted with that uses the main thread for more than 60 seconds in total, uses ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds ACCC Draft Code Mandating Compensation for News Publisher Content from Big Tech Platforms
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds ACCC Draft Code Mandating Compensation for News Publisher Content from Big Tech Platforms

The News Media Alliance commends the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) for the release of the Draft News Media Bargaining Code, aimed at rectifying the imbalance of power between news publishers and digital platforms ... Read More
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