Google Threatens To Deny Australia Access To Its Search Engine

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"The proposed law would force digital platforms to enter into negotiations with news media companies to pay for content.
I think you misunderstand

the search engine would have to pay for the mews content they get from the news media

if Google wants to charge subscribers it they can

but they know the public will not pay so they will eat that cost
 

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At first glance I think Australia has the advantage

Google stands to lose a tiny market for them of 19 million customers

But Australia loses nothing since there are other search engines just as good
And if the law passes they will pay to do searches. Would you like to pay when you do a search?
I pay NOTHING on my new search engine.

Greg
The OP is not about you that is correct it is about Australia.
Where do you think I am, moons?? lmao


FukGoogle!!!

Greg
 

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And if the law passes they will pay to do searches. Would you like to pay when you do a search?
I dont think so because the public will have access to free search engines
The law will make it so everyone pays to do a search of media.
"The proposed law would force digital platforms to enter into negotiations with news media companies to pay for content.
That means they will pass on the cost to the subscriber or platform user.
Nope; it means that they will have to rely on their advertisers like OTHER search engines. No data selling!!!

But who cares; I'm off google for good....at home anyway.



Greg
 

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"The proposed law would force digital platforms to enter into negotiations with news media companies to pay for content.
I think you misunderstand

the search engine would have to pay for the mews content they get from the news media

if Google wants to charge subscribers it they can

but they know the public will not pay so they will eat that cost
Yep....but I changed regardless. Stuff'em and their silly threats.

Greg
 

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At first glance I think Australia has the advantage

Google stands to lose a tiny market for them of 19 million customers

But Australia loses nothing since there are other search engines just as good
If you read it quickly, rather then hating on google, this law is going to make it very difficult for any search engine to function properly and Australia loses out because of how effective google is!
 

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At first glance I think Australia has the advantage

Google stands to lose a tiny market for them of 19 million customers

But Australia loses nothing since there are other search engines just as good
And if the law passes they will pay to do searches. Would you like to pay when you do a search?
I pay NOTHING on my new search engine.

Greg
The OP is not about you that is correct it is about Australia.
Where do you think I am, moons?? lmao


FukGoogle!!!

Greg
I have no idea mate.
 

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At first glance I think Australia has the advantage

Google stands to lose a tiny market for them of 19 million customers

But Australia loses nothing since there are other search engines just as good
If you read it quickly, rather then hating on google, this law is going to make it very difficult for any search engine to function properly and Australia loses out because of how effective google is!
Miss out on what? Plenty of other search engines.

Greg
 

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At first glance I think Australia has the advantage

Google stands to lose a tiny market for them of 19 million customers

But Australia loses nothing since there are other search engines just as good
And if the law passes they will pay to do searches. Would you like to pay when you do a search?
I pay NOTHING on my new search engine.

Greg
The OP is not about you that is correct it is about Australia.
Where do you think I am, moons?? lmao


FukGoogle!!!

Greg
I have no idea mate.
I'll give you a hint; the Antipodes: the Big island, not the one most everyone forgets.

Greg
 

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Google and FakeBook are abusive monopolies.
They force people to have an account to sign-up for many other internet services.
Their bad reputation will consume them if they do not change.
The internet started out as free, but now it is being turned into some sort of Orwellian Nightmare of censorship and conformity.
Google owns YouTube and thats my favorite internet channel

so I have to weight the evil on one hand and the reward on the other hand
 

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Google and FakeBook are abusive monopolies.
They force people to have an account to sign-up for many other internet services.
Their bad reputation will consume them if they do not change.
The internet started out as free, but now it is being turned into some sort of Orwellian Nightmare of censorship and conformity.
Google owns YouTube and thats my favorite internet channel

so I have to weight the evil on one hand and the reward on the other hand
their monopiles need to broken up, they will be replaced by better services
 

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Who uses a search engine other than google and how do you like it.
Me; as of about six hours ago. Can't say I notice any difference. DuckDuckgo is the one I'm on but I tried swisscows...also good. lol

Didn't realise there were realistic alternatives. Both do
the job easily....and there are many others. Just right click the address bar and scroll down to "edit search engines". Change the default to a new engine.

Greg
I have started using DuckDuckGo go on my phone might do the same with the PC pretty soon.
 

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I've been doing these things for years. I don't use Facebook, and have never downloaded the app or messenger. I have to use Google suite for work, but I use that on a dedicated browser and don't do anything but work via that browser. At the point in time I retire, I'll reset whatever computer I'm using to factory settings and do a new set up.
 

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