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Podcast Feb 08, 2021

Root Causes 148: Can Australia Force Sites to Pay for Linking to Content?

A proposed law in Australia would require sites linking to news articles to pay for the right to link to these articles. While this law appears to be aimed at Google and Facebook, it has implications that are much bigger than these two news aggregators. Google has upped the ante by offering to cease operations in Australia before doing so. In this episode we discuss this ongoing development and where things go from here.

  • Original Broadcast Date: February 8, 2021