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Google lobbies Australian users against plans to make it pay for news – The Verge

Google has published an open letter about a new government regulations that would compel it to pay media outlets for news content. It’s linking to it in a pop-up displayed to every user that visits its Australian homepage.

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Google has published an open letter about a newly proposed government regulation that would compel it to pay media outlets for news content. Australians visiting their local Google homepage are presented with an ominous pop-up which warns that the way Aussies use Google is at risk and their search experience will be hurt by new regulation. Its a bold lobbying move that puts Googles arguments against…

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