Sam Bowman on Australia’s Media Law

New Statesman – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman was cited by the New Statesman in an article about Australia’s battle with Facebook. You can read the full piece here.

Facebook isn’t alone in expressing concerns about the legislation, which, as the economist Sam Bowman wrote in the New Statesman last week, may be dubious on competition grounds. But by withdrawing news from the Australian market at this particular point in history, Facebook has antagonised politicians across the world who may feel vindicated in their efforts to rein in the company.