(Google) said on Monday that Australia’s proposed antitrust law would force technology companies to pay the media for news content appearing on social media platforms, which would have a negative impact on individual content creators and channel operators and damage users’ free search experience. < / P > < p > in the past few months, the Australian government has been preparing legislation to force technology companies like Google and Facebook to pay local media companies for news content that appears on their websites. Australia said at the end of July that it intended to implement the law this year. Google is actively lobbying, the latest move is to play the public card, to win more support. In response, Google posted an open letter to Australians, in which Mel Silva, general manager of the company in Australia and New Zealand, said: “the proposed law It will force us to provide you with very poor Google search and Youtube services, which could lead to the transfer of your data to large news companies and put the free services you use in Australia at risk. ” Google said it could be forced to share users’ personal data or provide confidential information about the algorithm if it was asked to pay news organizations for content. Small companies will be at a disadvantage of using Youtube’s large-scale streaming media platform to attract more users, which will lead to the unfair use of their content platforms. < p > < p > Google is concerned about the way news media companies use personal data. Finally, Google said Australia’s proposed law threatens the free nature of its services. The Australian Competition and Consumer Council (ACCC) accused Google of publishing “misinformation” and said the company would not be required by law to charge Australians for services or share any personal data. Rod Sims, chairman of ACCC, said the proposed law would help Australian news companies get reasonable compensation for their journalists’ work. He also said it would address the significant imbalance in bargaining power between Australian news media companies and Google and Facebook. < / P > < p > in the Internet era, the share of advertising revenue of media companies has declined sharply. In Australia, according to government estimates, nearly a third of that goes to Google and Facebook. In a statement, Australian finance minister Josh frydenberg, who is in charge of consumer regulators, said in a statement that the draft law “is still open to consultation, providing opportunities for media companies and digital platforms to give feedback” until August 28. < / P > < p > Google is trying to change the proposed law and will provide users with a way to participate in the changes in the next few days. As part of the pressure, Google’s Twitter account in Australia has replaced its avatar with a yellow warning sign.