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Meta's arguments on collective bargaining for news use 'misleading,' New Zealand publishers say

By Laurel Henning
  • 05 Oct 2022 01:16
  • 05 Oct 2022 01:16
New Zealand news publishers have rejected a written submission by Meta Platforms to the country’s competition regulator over plans to allow publishers to collectively bargain with the US social media company.
In a new written submission to the New Zealand Commerce Commission published today, the industry group said Meta has

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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