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269. 

Which is the 1st country in the world that plans to require Facebook & Google to pay for news content provided by media companies?

[A]. Vietnam
[B]. New Zealand
[C]. Australia
[D]. Japan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Australia will force US tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content in a landmark move to protect independent journalism that will be watched around the world. Australia will become the first country to require Facebook and Google to pay for news content provided by media companies under a royalty-style system.

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