Nov 08

Convergence Review mulls global internet content rules

Google, content aggregators may get caught.

Convergence Review chairman Glen Boreham has suggested the Government “name and shame” offshore content providers that try to skirt planned Australian regulations.

Boreham told delegates of the Communications Policy & Research Forum that enforcement represents a key challenge for regulators, particularly when dealing with large international players like Google.

“There are some pretty big elephants in the room – Google [and its video brand] YouTube are big global [players] that care about their reputation,” Boreham said.

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