CBC: Ottawa prepares to squeeze big U.S. tech firms over loss of revenue for Canadian news outlets

CBC: Ottawa prepares to squeeze big U.S. tech firms over loss of revenue for Canadian news outlets. “Advocates for Canada’s news media sector have welcomed the federal government’s clearest pledge yet to squeeze web giants for compensation. But there’s evidence it will be a long, difficult process. Major U.S.-based tech firms such as Facebook and Google have long been accused of funnelling advertising revenues away from Canada’s struggling news organizations while not paying the outlets for their copyrighted content.”

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