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Australians can once again view the news on Facebook

Aussie 's can once again view the news on Facebook but it comes with a few drawbacks considering the local government appears to have caved. According to the New York Post, the Australian government and Facebook have come to a deal that has now resulted in news being restored. That deal however still gives Facebook the opportunity to suspend access to the news at any time. https://twitter.com/RepJimmyPanetta/status/1364253944629854208?s=20
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Facebook is now poised to lift the news ban in Australia

Following a bizarre showdown between Facebook and the Australian government it looks like Facebookers in AU will now once again be able to access Facebook entirely. Earlier this month, Facebook Australia abruptly banned users from sharing news and article pieces over reports that they'd have to pay publishers for people to be able to do that. Facebook has now reportedly caved and negotiated terms of such agreements with the government which will now trigger proper negotiations with publishers. The social networking giant is expected to begin negotiating deals with publishers directly through Facebook News similar to the way Google has already done with News Showcase. Canada is set to begin their own legislation of such in the coming weeks as more countries come to terms with ...
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Facebook facing worldwide backlash over its unheard of ban in Australia

Following Facebook 's attempted and then botched ban news ban in Australia, governments around the world are now toying with how to reign in the social network superpower. Last night, the ban went into play resulting in AU citizens being unable to view or share news at all across Facebook -- the world's biggest social networking site. "It is one of the most idiotic but also deeply disturbing corporate moves of our lifetimes," Julian Knight, the lawmaker who chairs the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in Britain's parliament, told broadcaster Sky News. Editors note: We're among those hit by the ban. If you're in AU, never fear you can still access and share our site you just can't do it from Facebook. Media publishers throughout the world collectively slammed the ...
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Scott Morrison blasts Facebook as social network is told to leave if it won’t play by the law

As Facebook 's relentless crackdown on the news in AU continues today, AU Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slammed the social network for its nearly unheard of move. Facebook really just doesn't want to have to pay publishers for the news that makes parts of its network possible. MORRISON 's FULL STATEMENT: Facebook's actions to unfriend Australia today, cutting off essential information services on health and emergency services, were as arrogant as they were disappointing. I am in regular contact with the leaders of other nations on these issues. These actions will only confirm the concerns that an increasing number of countries are expressing about the behaviour of BigTech companies who think they are bigger than governments and that the rules should not apply to the...
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#DeleteFacebook campaign grows as social network blocks news in AU and more

Against the backdrop of a campaign requiring sites like Facebook to pay news organisations for the content in which it links against --- Facebook has pulled the plug entirely. On Thursday, news organisations and the ability to share and even open the news from Facebook went dark following reports that the network refuses to adhere to a law requiring that news orgs be compensated for their news. Except the problem during the initial news ban was that Facebook somehow managed to block almost everybody from the network entirely. Those included were health authorities; health departments, members of government and more. As one would expect Facebook quickly caught the ire of parliament and beyond. As a result of Facebook 's shocking efforts, a campaign encouraging people to ...
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