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Don't you just hate to see a poor little multi-billion-dollar Big Tech corporation suddenly getting it up the ass? 

I mean it's not like they ever did anything wrong by completely distorting search results like this: 

Or kicking a few people off YouTube:

I mean they are a private company, so they can literally batter a kitten to death with a nun and do no wrong. Look, if you want to batter a kitten to death with a nun, build your own platform, bigot! Amiright?

But now it seems the worst possible thing in the world is happening: The Australian government is pushing a new Fascist law to make this innocent Tech Giant share royalties with news publishers that provide much of its content and drive its traffic. 

As reported by the BBC

Australia is introducing a world-first law to make Google, Facebook and potentially other tech companies pay media outlets for their news content...

Though Australia is far from Google's largest market, the proposed news code is seen as a possible global test case for how governments could seek to regulate big tech firms.

Australia's code would tie Google and Facebook to mediated negotiations with publishers over the value of news content, if no agreement could be reached first.

Google has shat its pants and is now threatening to throw its toys out of the pram:

Google Australia managing director Mel Silva told a Senate hearing on Friday that the laws were "unworkable".

"If this version of the code were to become law, it would give us no real choice but to stop making Google Search available in Australia," she said.

But lawmakers challenged this, accusing Google of "blackmail" and bullying Australia for raising the reform.

"It's going to go worldwide. Are you going to pull out of every market, are you? Is this about stopping the precedence?" asked Senator Rex Patrick.

Ms Silva replied that the code was "an untenable risk for our Australian operations".

Mr Morrison said his government remained committed to progressing the laws through parliament this year.

"Let me be clear: Australia makes our rules for things you can do in Australia. That's done in our parliament," he told reporters on Friday.

The move came after the Australian government rebuked Google for fucking around with local search results. 

Yup, Google is being taken down by petty-minded national governments that are simply envious of how successful a virtual global monopoly can be.

If I were Google, Facebook, Twitter, or some other evil multi-billion-dollar censorship corporation literally in league with the Devil, I would be pissed. But I'm not, so I'm almost cracking open the champagne. But isn't this how the Nazis got their way, I mean....

"First they came for Google, but I did not speak up because I was not a Big Tech corporation literally in league with the Devil."

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