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Australia Says ‘Inevitable’ Google Will Have to Pay for News

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Watch: Australia says it is inevitable that Google and other tech giants will eventually have to pay for media content. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said it’s “inevitable” that Google and other tech behemoths will have to eventually pay for using media content, responding to the internet giant’s threat to disable its search engine in the country if it’s forced to pay local publishers for news.