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  • would decide on Facebook this'd Australia Australian leader Scott Morrison vowed to push ahead with laws to force Facebook to pay news outlets for content.

  • On Friday, world leaders and Australian politicians have blasted the social media giant and accused it of bullying after its drastic decision to block news content in Australia.

  • There's been widespread outrage.

  • Is Facebook scrubbed not only the pages of domestic and foreign new sites for Australians, but also blocked state governments, emergency information and non profit charities.

  • Britain, France, Canada and India have given Australia their support and we're watching closely as to whether they, too, should challenge big tax over news.

  • So there is a lot of world interest in what Australia is doing and so that's why I invite, as we did with Google, Facebook to constructively engaged because, you know, they know that what Australia will do here is likely to be followed by many other Western jurisdictions.

  • Theme new law would make Facebook and Google pay media for content that need to strike a deal with news outlets whose links drive traffic to their platforms.

  • Both had campaigned against the law, which is expected to pass through parliament in a few days.

  • But Google deferred to Facebook's cutthroat reaction and instead has Bean signing its own preemptive deals, including a global agreement with News Corp.

  • News Corp said since Facebook's move they had experienced a jump in Australians visiting the company's websites.

  • Facebook restored some government pages later on Thursday and Australian Treasurer Josh Fried Enberg said he had spoken to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a second time since the news blackout and said Quote.

  • We talked through their remaining issues.

  • In a statement, Facebook said the Australian law misunderstood its value to publishers.

would decide on Facebook this'd Australia Australian leader Scott Morrison vowed to push ahead with laws to force Facebook to pay news outlets for content.

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World reacts to Facebook's news ban in Australia

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/20
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