Matthew Miller
Sep 12, 2019

Platforms warn Australia about 'unintended consequences' of reform

An industry entity representing Google, Facebook, Twitter and other platforms unsurprisingly argues that Australia should slow its roll when it comes to digital-media regulation.

An industry group founded by Facebook, Google, Twitter and Verizon Media has issued a lengthy response urging the Australian government to carefully consider the potential economic damage of proposed changes to regulations and government oversight of digital platforms.

DIGI Digital Industry Group Inc issued its statement as part of an open consultation process following an inquiry by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ACCC into the power of digital platforms. That Digital Platforms...

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