Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets

Summary by Ground News
Bill C-18 would make tech giants such as Google pay for reusing news produced by Canadian news organizations. Google argues the bill's definition of an eligible news source is so broad that non-professional news outlets with two or more journalists in Canada could be eligible for payment. Google says this could affect the way it ranks news on its search engine.
Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets
6 days ago·Ottawa, Canada

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CBC News

Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets | CBC News

Google is warning that language in the government's bill on online news could force it to subsidize extreme or foreign-funded journalistic outlets.

7 days ago·Canada
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CTV News

Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets

Google is warning that the federal government's online news bill could force it to subsidize non-authoritative or biased news sources, such as the Russian state-sponsored news agency Sputnik.

7 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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Global News

Google warns Canada’s online news bill could force subsidies on biased outlets - National

The bill, known as C-18 in Parliament, would make tech giants such as Google and Meta pay for reusing news produced by Canadian news organizations.

7 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Globe & Mail

Google warns Canada’s online news bill could make it subsidize non-authoritative or biased news outlets

But the organization representing Canada’s news media industry says the wording of the bill is tight and specifically excludes outlets that promote the interests of an organization

7 days ago·Canada
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City News

Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets

The bill, known as C-18 in Parliament, would make tech giants such as Google and Meta pay for reusing news produced by Canadian news organizations.

7 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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nationalnewswatch.com

Google warns online news bill could make it subsidize biased news outlets | National Newswatch

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