Canada news firms eye $100-150m as regulation hits Google & Facebook

Prime minister Justin Trudeau  has pledged to introduce a news media bargaining code for Canada within the next two months. Like Australia, Canada will seek to compel Google and Facebook to pay news publishers for the use of their content. It will grant collective bargaining powers to Canadian publishers, and will threaten platforms with compulsory arbitration if they cannot agree deals with news companies.

Source: Canada news firms eye $100-150m as regulation hits Google & Facebook

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