Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users

Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-threatens-to-block-australian-news-sharing/

France is considering similar changes so digital platforms like Facebook and Google who benefit from news content being shared must contribute to the content.

The Canadian government is considering changes to the Broadcasting ACT so foreign digital platforms can be regulated by the CRTC.

“the threatened ban might backfire on Facebook by making the social media network less engaging while allowing fake news and conspiracy theories to flourish there without legitimate news sources to counter misinformation, wrote Rob Nicholls, director of the Cybersecurity and Data Governance Research Network at the University of New South Wales in Australia.”

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