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‘Suck it and see’ or face a digital tax, former ACCC boss Allan Fels warns Google and Facebook

‘Suck it and see’ or face a digital tax, former ACCC boss Allan Fels warns Google and Facebook. The Conversation, CC BY41.3 MB (download)
Tech giants don't like Australia's plan to force Google and Facebook to pay for news, to fund public interest journalism. But the government may well respond with a digital tax, says Allan Fels.
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Media Files: ACCC seeks to clip wings of tech giants like Facebook and Google but international effort is required

Media Files: ACCC seeks to clip wings of tech giants like Facebook and Google but international effort is required. The Conversation55 MB (download)
In Dickens' era, international copyright law developed from a worldwide effort to deal with a global problem. Is it time to tackle tech giants the same way? A journalist and a media owner explain.

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