2 – Tax Google & Facebook and ring fence that for direct funding of NZ on Air journalism fund
Google & Facebook charged a percentage on all revenue from NZ, that money is specifically ring fenced to a contestable fund available through NZ on Air.
Australia has just forced Google to pay while Facebook gave gone on the attack and censored Australian news…
SYDNEY — Facebook said Thursday it would ban users in Australia from sharing or reading news articles on its site and bar anyone outside the country from seeing anything from an Australian news outlet, an aggressive move against a proposal to force the social media behemoth to pay the media for profiting off its content.
…I say our useless Broadcasting Minister should tax Google too and should take on Facebook as well!
Facebook has clearly been shown to be a dangerous pathogen in the body politic where hate, fear and ignorance are force fed to us via algorithms which manipulate us into staying on Facebook.
It has caused mass disinformation campaigns to erupt unchallenged and causes mass addiction, we should gleefully seek to tax them for their social carnage and monopoly or have them leave NZ altogether.
It’s a win win!
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