Australia Unveils Its Plan to Make Facebook and Google Pay for News

Media companies in Australia will be able to seek payment from Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google for news articles that are posted on their platforms, according to new rules, which could set a precedent for other countries seeking to compel tech giants to compensate local publishers.

Australia Unveils Its Plan to Make Facebook and Google Pay for News
Media companies in Australia will be able to seek payment from Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google for news articles that are posted on their platforms, according to new rules, which could set a precedent for other countries seeking to compel tech giants to compensate local publishers.