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Facebook to lift ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform
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Facebook to lift ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform

Facebook struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.

Father of the Web Timothy Berners-Lee says Australian's media law may render the Internet unworkable
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Father of the Web Timothy Berners-Lee says Australian's media law may render the Internet unworkable

It’s a question dividing proponents and critics of the proposed Australian law: does it effectively make Google and Facebook “pay for clicks” and might it be the beginning of the end of free access?

Australian PM urges Facebook to lift its blockage, warns that other countries would follow the govt's example
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Australian PM urges Facebook to lift its blockage, warns that other countries would follow the govt's example

Prime Minister Scott Morrison described Facebook’s move to prevent Australians accessing and sharing news as a threat.

Facebook and Google sharply diverge in response to Australia's new media law
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Facebook and Google sharply diverge in response to Australia's new media law

While Google announced a three-year global agreement with News Corp, Facebook took the opposite tack and said it would restrict people and publishers from sharing or viewing news links in Australia.

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing, sharing news on the platform
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Facebook blocks Australians from viewing, sharing news on the platform

Australian publishers can continue to publish news content on Facebook, but links and posts can’t be viewed or shared by Australian audiences.

As Google plans to pull services in Australia, Microsoft is in talks to expand Bing in the country
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As Google plans to pull services in Australia, Microsoft is in talks to expand Bing in the country

Australia's government has designed a mandatory news media bargaining code that would force Facebook and Google to compensate local publishers for hosting news stories on their platforms.

Facebook might remove 'Like' counts from your posts for your wellbeing
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Facebook might remove 'Like' counts from your posts for your wellbeing

Facebook is reportedly testing this feature for user wellbeing in Australia starting today.