• Facebook's Petty Unfriending of Australia

    1 day ago - By Wired

    There are real flaws in the country's proposed law to make platforms pay for news, but the social media giant's protest doesn't address them.
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  • News come back to Facebook as Australian government agrees they can support publishers they choose to

    1 day ago - By WMPoweruser

    The Australian government appears to have capitulated in its battle with Facebook. In a statement on Facebook's website Campbell Brown, VP, Global News Partnerships, wrote: ”After further discussions with the Australian government, we have come to an agreement that will allow us to support the publishers we choose to, including small and local publishers. We're...
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  • Facebook to restore Australian news pages after government agrees to amend legislation

    Facebook to restore Australian news pages after government agrees to amend legislation

    1 day ago - By Telegraph


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  • Facebook, Australia Agree to Lift News Ban in the Next Days

    Facebook, Australia Agree to Lift News Ban in the Next Days

    1 day ago - By Tech Times

    In the middle of the rising tension to news content publishing, Facebook now lifted its ban after the Australian made the code a 'workable' deal.
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  • Facebook's news ban in Australia: Everything you should know - CNET

    1 day ago - By CNET

    Australians woke up last Thursday to find news had vanished from their Facebook feed. Now the social media giant had decided to reverse its decision.
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  • Facebook brings back news after Australian government amends upcoming law

    Facebook brings back news after Australian government amends upcoming law

    1 day ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    Facebook will restore news content to its platform in Australia after the government agreed to amend its proposed News Media Bargaining Code. In an update posted today , Facebook's William Easton, managing director of Australia and New Zealand, said that the company is “satisfied that the Australian government has agreed to a number of changes and guarantees that address our core concerns.” News content will return to the platform “in the coming days,” Easton said.
    Facebook and Google have been at loggerheads with the Australian government about an...
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  • Facebook backtracks on its ban on news content in Australia

    Facebook backtracks on its ban on news content in Australia

    1 day ago - By Pocket-lint

    Facebook has backtracked on its ban on news content being shared in Australia. The move came about because of draft Australian legislation designed to force platforms like Facebook and Google to pay for news content - to "level the playing field" for publishers who have seen profits slide. Several other countries have toyed with the idea of similar legislation, so it's interesting to see what happens in the future. Google had also threatened to block its search engine from Australia, but it instead agreed deals with Australian media company's Nine Entertainment, Seven West Media and, most...
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  • Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon

    1 day ago - By Phys.org

    Facebook said on Tuesday it will lift its ban on Australians sharing news after it struck a deal with Australia's government on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
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