Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is drafting a law to ensure just that – compensation for news creators in the Australian vein.
Meanwhile, it seems that a majority of Canadians support such a legislative move. Earlier this year, a poll conducted by Leger Opinion for News Media Canada, found that 82% of Canadians believe it’s time to force social media giants to pay news publishers for their content. As well, 70% of Canadians also believe Google and Facebook have become too powerful, according to the poll.
|Lorene Shyba says: