India plans to make Google, Facebook pay news publishers for using their content

Big digital companies like Google and Facebook may soon have to pay news publishers a price for utilizing their original content. The government has intimated that it is considering acquiring major content-creation companies such as Google, Meta, Microsoft, Apple, Twitter, and Amazon. Pay a percentage of revenue to Indian newspapers and digital news publishers for using their original content. Countries such as Australia, Canada, France, and Spain have already implemented the technique. The Minister of State for IT and Electronics, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, said the government is currently thinking about revising…

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