ZUCK & Morrison reach deal. Facebook news returns to Australia
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Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws
CANBERRA (Reuters) – Facebook said on Tuesday it will restore Australian news pages after negotiating changes with the government to a proposed law that forces tech giants to pay for media content displayed on their platforms. Australia and the social media group have been locked in a standoff for more than a week after the government introduced legislation that challenged Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google’s dominance in the news content market.
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