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‘Not our first choice’: Facebook threatens to block news in Australia

Social media behemoth Facebook is threatening to ban news from being shared on its main app and Instagram in Australia in a major attack on a new regulatory code that...

Facebook Australia managing director Will Easton said the proposed legislation, which was announced by the competition regulator in July, misunderstands “the dynamic of…

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“Assuming this draft code becomes law, we will reluctantly stop allowing publishers and people in Australia from sharing local and international news on Facebook and Instagram.

This is not our first choice – it is our last,” Mr Easton said.

“We already invest…

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