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"The bill as it stands": Australian Finance Minister on media law

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The Australian government has said that the new media law will stay as it is despite the differences with Facebook over the law under which social media platforms will have to pay media firms. "The bill as it stands ... meets the right balance. Australian-generated news content by Australian-generated news organisations can and should be paid for and done so in a fair and legitimate way," Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said.