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Google searches for allies in fight against news compensation bill

News | 10/18/2022 4:59 pm EDT
Colin McKay, Google's Head of Public Policy & Government Relations, Canada appears before the House of Commons Heritage Committee in April 2022 / Screenshot via Parlvu.

Alphabet Inc.’s Google was an island of defiance in a sea of praise for Bill C-18, the government’s legislation to force large platforms to support the news industry. The bill is currently before the House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage. Six organizations appeared before the panel Tuesday.

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