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Should Big Tech pay for news? | Latest News India

India is considering new obligations for big tech companies like Google and Facebook to pay publishers for the news content they reuse on their platform. The comments were made by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the junior minister for information technology and electronics, in an interview earlier this month. Currently, India is among a handful of major democracies …

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San Francisco’s slow recovery from Covid is a struggle for small businesses

An Airbnb-funded billboard shows opposition to Proposition F in downtown San Francisco, California. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Marshall Luck’s chiropractic and massage practice in downtown San Francisco weathered the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to government stimulus money and high levels of debt. But well over two years since lockdowns swept the city, its …

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India may enact regulations obliging Big Tech to compensate news outlets for their content

aceAustralia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has made it mandatory for big tech companies to pay news publishers to display links on their platforms. Implementation of the system has been scrutinized around the world and India is likely considering a similar move. Recently, Minister of State for IT and Electronics Rajeev Chandrasekhar …

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