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Taiwan lawmakers urge antitrust action on digital platforms, citing Australian media law

By Xu Yuan
  • 11 Mar 2021 20:59
  • 11 Mar 2021 21:12

Taiwan’s antitrust regulator should consider whether international approaches to digital-platform regulation, particularly Australia’s new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay publishers for news, could be adopted locally, local lawmakers have said.
Lee May, the chairwoman of the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, or TFTC, used her first meeting in the

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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