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A New Australian Law Is the Wrong Answer to Big Tech

Google and Facebook are too powerful, but monetization won’t solve the core problems

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The Australian government is currently on track to pass a law that would require the largest online platforms to pay local media whenever they publish material from an article on their sites, or even link out to a news story. It’s the…

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Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world. I write about the why behind tech news. UX Manager @ Shopify. https://twitter.com/ow

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