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Australia & Facebook play nice for benefit of media oligarchs

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Australia & Facebook play nice for benefit of media oligarchs

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Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws

Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Facebook will restore Australian news pages, ending an unprecedented week-long blackout after wringing concessions from the government over a proposed law that will require tech giants to pay traditional media companies for their content.

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Mike
Mike
February 24, 2021
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This does seem like a rather convenient way for private corporations to mould government policy without democratic checks and balances. For all we know Facebook and the MSM organised this feud privately using the Australian people’s need for news as the hostage to change laws in their favour.

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