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California bill makes Big Tech pay for news. Big Tech calls it a government handout

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024

In less than two weeks, Assembly Bill 886 — the California Journalism Preservation Act — will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill reemerged this week with amendments aimed at making it more palatable to critics including the tech industry, which would be taxed for news links shared on their platforms. Big Tech is continuing to make its displeasure with the bill known. AB 886 is set to be heard in committee on June 25. Google and Meta, the two primary targets of the bill, declined to comment...

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