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Indonesian Government Proposes New Scheme to Force Digital Platforms to Pay For News Content

February 21, 2024


Every time this comes up it seems like a misinterpretation of web usage data, but money, and pressure from influential publishers, still clearly has a strong hold on political policy.

This week, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced that he has approved a new regulation that will require digital platforms, including Facebook and Google, to share revenue with local media outlets that provide them with content.

As reported by Reuters:

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