Facebook to reverse news ban in Australia after reaching an agreement with the government

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Facebook and Google unlikely to be punished as long as they can demonstrate a 'significant contribution' to local journalism

Facebook will soon start restoring news pages in Australia after the government agreed to amend an upcoming media law that would require tech firms to compensate local news publishers for content t...

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