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‘Inevitable’ Google and Facebook will pay for Australian news, treasurer says – The Guardian

Josh Frydenberg says tech companies’ threats to pull services out of Australia did them a ‘big disservice’

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GoogleJosh Frydenberg says tech companies threats to pull services out of Australia did them a big disservice
Josh Frydenberg has warned the internet giants it is inevitable they will pay for news content and their threats to shut down core functions in Australia do them a big disservice.
At a doorstop on Sunday, the treasurer said the Morrisons government intended to become a world leader in regulating social media and search companies, who he accused of shifting the goalposts in their opposition…

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