CRA calls for urgency in regulating big tech

28.04.2022 - Commercial Radio Australia WorldDAB Member - Australia Australia

The commercial radio industry has warned of irreparable damage to Australian media businesses due to the expansion and market dominance of tech giants. In a submission to the ACCC, peak industry body Commercial Radio Australia has called for urgent regulations to stem the anti-competitive behaviour of big tech. CRA chief executive officer Ford Ennals said the need for rapid reform can’t be overstated. “Australian media business are suffering significant harm as they compete with tech giants for advertising and consumer attention,” he said. “We are calling for mandatory codes to regulate the business behaviour of the big four - Google, Meta, Apple and Amazon.”

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