1. Facebook to lift news ban for Australian users and publishers  New Zealand Herald
  2. Facebook backs down on Australia news ban after 'constructive discussions' with government  1News
  3. Facebook to restore Australian news pages as law tweaked  Otago Daily Times
  4. Australia’s ham-handed attempt to save journalism will only aid the powerful  The Washington Post
  5. On Australia's Attempt To Demonise Facebook  Scoop.co.nz
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Ban set to be lifted less than a week after making the shock decision.Ban set to be lifted less than a week after making the shock decision.

Facebook to lift news ban for Australian users and publishers - NZ Herald

Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to legislation that would force the tech giant to pay for media...

Facebook to restore Australian news pages as law tweaked | Otago Daily Times Online News

Facebook says Australian news will be restored on the site Facebook says Australian news will be restored on the site

Facebook backs down on Australia news ban after 'constructive discussions' with government | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

It is a free country. Feel free to treat the battle between Australia and Facebook as a case of Facebook using its immense power to bully a sovereign nation, and as prime evidence for why Mark Zuckerberg needs to be taken down a peg. That’s certainly ...

On Australia’s Attempt To Demonise Facebook | Scoop News

Microsoft has announced plans to partner with four of Europe's largest media lobby groups to pen laws that mirror those being put forward in Australia forcing tech giants to pay for news.Microsoft has announced plans to partner with four of Europe's largest media lobby groups to pen laws that mirror those being put forward in Australia forcing tech giants to pay for news.

Microsoft calls for Australian-style laws to be introduced in Europe | Daily Mail Online

As Facebook throws its weight around, the government will need to convince voters that not only should it be trusted, but media companies too, writes David Speers.As Facebook throws its weight around, the government will need to convince voters that not only should it be trusted, but media companies too, writes David Speers.

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Oliver Dowden expected to meet US firm as Downing Street says UK will ‘defend free speech and journalism’Oliver Dowden expected to meet US firm as Downing Street says UK will ‘defend free speech and journalism’

No 10 'concerned' about Facebook news shutdown in Australia | Facebook | The Guardian

Facebook will walk back from its block on Australian news sites, after a backlash to its response to proposed media bargaining laws that would force major tech giants to pay news outlets for their content.Facebook will walk back from its block on Australian news sites, after a backlash to its response to proposed media bargaining laws that would force major tech giants to pay news outlets for their content.

Facebook to reverse news ban on Australian news sites | RNZ News

Less than a week after its shock decision to ban news, Facebook and the Australian government have the shape of an agreement to restore it. What just happened? Facebook has just announced that it will start the process of restoring news to its Australian platform, and allowing Australian publiLess than a week after its shock decision to ban news, Facebook and the Australian government have the shape of an agreement to restore it. What just happened? Facebook has just announced that it will start the process of restoring news to its Australian platform, and allowing Australian publi

The staredown is over: Facebook to restore news in Australia | The Spinoff

Efforts in Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news has garnered worldwide attention, creating what some call a defining moment for the web and for journalism, and even a litmus test for democracy.Efforts in Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news has garnered worldwide attention, creating what some call a defining moment for the web and for journalism, and even a litmus test for democracy.

mark zuckerberg: Mogul vs Mogul: Australia's tech law pits Rupert Murdoch against Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg - The Economic Times

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Facebook has announced it will restore news content to its users in Australia, the BBC reports. The

Facebook to restore news pages in Australia – Public Radio of Armenia

Australia will not alter legislation that would make Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google pay news outlets for content, a senior lawmaker said on Monday, as Canberra neared a final vote on whether to pass the bill into law.Australia will not alter legislation that would make Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google pay news outlets for content, a senior lawmaker said on Monday, as Canberra neared a final vote on whether to pass the bill into law.

Australia Says No Further Facebook, Google Amendments As Final Vote Nears

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Our relationship with Facebook, Google and news is a classic case of the prisoner's dilemma. Cooperation may be the only way to get the best outcome.Our relationship with Facebook, Google and news is a classic case of the prisoner's dilemma. Cooperation may be the only way to get the best outcome.

Getting news from Facebook and Google is convenient — but it comes at great collective cost

Getting news from Facebook and Google is convenient — but it comes at great collective cost

Most of the attention on the code has been on the larger media outlets. But the sustainability of small publishers is what should be of most concern.Most of the attention on the code has been on the larger media outlets. But the sustainability of small publishers is what should be of most concern.

The news media bargaining code could backfire if small media outlets aren't protected: an economist explains

The news media bargaining code could backfire if small media outlets aren't protected: an economist explains

Facebook says it will restore the ability of Australian users to share links to news articles following a new deal with the local government.Earlier this month, Facebook restricted Australian users and publishers from posting news content over plans for paying publishers.

Facebook users in Australia can again share news links

A deal has been struck between Facebook and the Australian government following talks over the weekend.A deal has been struck between Facebook and the Australian government following talks over the weekend.

Facebook to lift block on news pages in Australia as standoff ends | World News | Sky News

Facebook recently removed Australian news stories from its site. If Ottawa follows Australia's lead, Facebook might do the same in Canada.Facebook recently removed Australian news stories from its site. If Ottawa follows Australia's lead, Facebook might do the same in Canada.

Facebook vs. Australia — Canadian media could be the next target for ban

Facebook vs. Australia — Canadian media could be the next target for ban

Facebook is playing hardball over a government plan to force technology giants to pay for the news on their platforms.Facebook is playing hardball over a government plan to force technology giants to pay for the news on their platforms.

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Australia’s health department has confirmed it will no longer advertise on Facebook, further escalating a government feud with the social media giant after it blocked news content from its platform across the country.Australia’s health department has confirmed it will no longer advertise on Facebook, further escalating a government feud with the social media giant after it blocked news content from its platform across the country.

Australia health chief pulls ads from Facebook amid news blackout | The Drum

Facebook Inc will restore Australian news pages in the next few days after Canberra agreed to amend legislation that would force the social media giant to pay media companies for news content.Facebook Inc will restore Australian news pages in the next few days after Canberra agreed to amend legislation that would force the social media giant to pay media companies for news content.

Australia says Facebook to restore pages after changes to landmark legislation | Reuters

Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Finance said the bill in its present form ensures "Australian-generated news content by Australian-generated news organisations can and should be paid for and done so in a fair and legitimate way".Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Finance said the bill in its present form ensures "Australian-generated news content by Australian-generated news organisations can and should be paid for and done so in a fair and legitimate way".

Australia won’t change planned content laws despite Facebook block – lawmaker | World News,The Indian Express

Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Finance said the bill in its present form ensures "Australian-generated news content by Australian-generated news organisations can and should be paid for and done so in a fair and legitimate way".Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Finance said the bill in its present form ensures "Australian-generated news content by Australian-generated news organisations can and should be paid for and done so in a fair and legitimate way".

Australia won’t change planned content laws despite Facebook block – lawmaker | World News,The Indian Express

Facebook unfriended all of Australia last week. Locked in a battle with the Federal government over legislation which would force it to pay for links to news publications, it wiped Australian news sources from viewer’s feeds. So when you checked your Facebook feed on February 18, you didn’t see anything from The Australian, The Guardian, […]

Facebook stomps on small publishers » MercatorNet

Silicon Valley should not get free pass to news content. Outsourcing media’s business model to government is fraught.Silicon Valley should not get free pass to news content. Outsourcing media’s business model to government is fraught.

From Gutenberg to Google, the challenge for the media has been how to be independent, both editorially and economically

Read more about Facebook has agreed to lift its Australian news ban, announces govt on Business Standard. Facebook blocked Australian users from accessing and sharing news after the House of Representatives passed the draft law late Wednesday last weekFacebook blocked Australian users from accessing and sharing news after the House of Representatives passed the draft law late Wednesday last week

Facebook has agreed to lift its Australian news ban, announces govt | Business Standard News

SYDNEY: Facebook said Tuesday it will lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring tech giants to pay media companies.SYDNEY: Facebook said Tuesday it will lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring tech giants to pay media companies.

Facebook to restore Australia news pages after deal on media law

Facebook’s ban of news in Australia began on Thursday Facebook’s ban of news in Australia began on Thursday

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden to meet Facebook over Australia news ban, reports say | The Independent

Australia's push to regulate tech giants has become a power struggle between two of the world's most powerful men, with Rupert Murdoch and...Australia's push to regulate tech giants has become a power struggle between two of the world's most powerful men, with Rupert Murdoch and...

Mogul vs Mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg | Inquirer News

Health Minister Greg Hunt says his department will still pay to promote the vaccine drive, just not on Facebook. Canberra is locked in a dispute with Facebook which pulled local news content over a law that would force digital platforms to pay.Health Minister Greg Hunt says his department will still pay to promote the vaccine drive, just not on Facebook. Canberra is locked in a dispute with Facebook which pulled local news content over a law that would force digital platforms to pay.

Australia freezes Facebook ads amid new Covid-19 vaccine media blitz

“The creation and distribution of news is controlled by a few corporations, ruthless in promoting their class interests.”“The creation and distribution of news is controlled by a few corporations, ruthless in promoting their class interests.”

Workers and youth speak out against Facebook’s Australian news ban and corporate media cash grab - World Socialist Web Site

If the current situation continues, it may leave Facebook operating much more like the Chinese platform WeChat, where news is ruled by platform-specific content houses cranking out huge volumes of low-quality articles.If the current situation continues, it may leave Facebook operating much more like the Chinese platform WeChat, where news is ruled by platform-specific content houses cranking out huge volumes of low-quality articles.

Facebook on Tuesday, 23 February, announced that it is restoring news on the social media platform in Australia in the coming days.“We are satisfied that the Australian government has agreed to a number of changes and guarantees,” Facebook said.

Facebook to Restore News in Australia After Agreement With Government

Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content, following a weeklong standoff.Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content, following a weeklong standoff.

Facebook to lift ban on Australia's news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media — RT World News

Facebook has strongly protested the laws and last week abruptly blocked all news content and several state government and emergency department accounts.Facebook has strongly protested the laws and last week abruptly blocked all news content and several state government and emergency department accounts.

Australian won't change planned content laws despite Facebook block - The Hindu

Facebook and Google have both campaigned against Australia's proposed media bargaining code, but the latter struck deals in recent weeks with news publishers. Facebook and Google have both campaigned against Australia's proposed media bargaining code, but the latter struck deals in recent weeks with news publishers.

The internet space down under was expected to split up in an uncanny manner. When the day of reckoning arrived, the two tech giants – Google and Facebook – tookThe internet space down under was expected to split up in an uncanny manner. When the day of reckoning arrived, the two tech giants – Google and Facebook – took a drastically different approach to …

Facebook, Google vs Australia's demand for payment for news: The effect - SlashGear

The Australian government may have opened the floodgates with a new law dubbed the News Media Bargaining Code. The law aims to tackle long-standing clashes between publishers and Big Tech platforms. Mint explains.The Australian government may have opened the floodgates with a new law dubbed the News Media Bargaining Code. The law aims to tackle long-standing clashes between publishers and Big Tech platforms. Mint explains.

Should Big Tech pay publishers to circulate news?

The move comes after negotiations with the government over its proposed News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.The move comes after negotiations with the government over its proposed News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.

Facebook reverses its Australian news ban and restores news pages

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