Podcast 10/3: Why The Government Is Pushing Facebook And Google To Make Deals With Canadian Media

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Tech giants like Facebook and Google may soon be forced to share online revenue with Canadian news publishers under legislation tabled by the Trudeau government.

The legislation follows a similar law in Australia and aims to ensure that news organizations are compensated for work shared on the platforms, which control a large majority of advertising revenue.

National Post political reporter Anja Karadeglija joins host Dave Breakenridge to discuss the motivation behind the legislation, how it will be enforced and the industry reaction.

Background Readings: Liberal bill forces digital giants to negotiate fair rate with Canadian news publishers

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