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Facebook will reverse news block in Australia – Source CNET Tech


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In the face of an Australian bill that would force Facebook to pay publishers for the news content that surfaces on its platform, the social-networking giant last week made a dramatic move, pulling all news from its platform Down Under. After several days of discussion between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Australia’s treasurer Josh Frydenberg, the social media giant on Monday announced an end the standoff, bringing news back to its platform.

“After further discussions with the Australian government, we have come to an agreement that will allow us to support…

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