Meta Clarifies Stance on Indonesia’s Compensation Law, Continues Negotiations



Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:META), the parent company of Facebook, announced on Thursday that it interprets a new law in Indonesia, which mandates digital platforms to compensate news publishers for their content, as not applying to them for content that publishers post voluntarily on its platforms. 

This statement came after Indonesia’s president enacted the law earlier in the week, which is set to become effective in six months. 

Meta’s director of public policy for Southeast Asia, Rafael Frankel, conveyed this understanding following extensive discussions with the Indonesian government, Reuters reports.

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