Cathal Mac Coille: World watches to see who wins in Facebook face-off with Australia
The move to make social media companies pay for news generated by national and international media could have direct implications for Ireland
Facebook’s spat with Australia is warning shot over future of news
Big tech will need to come to a detente with news providers, and the world is watching this stand-off closely
Explainer: What’s happening with Google and Facebook in Australia, and what does it mean for us?
The tech giants have reacted wildly differently to the Australian government’s pressure to force them to pay media companies but this is far from a simple story