Discussed Situation With PM Modi, Says Australian PM Amid Facebook Row
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Discussed Situation With PM Modi, Says Australian PM Amid Facebook Row

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February 19, 2021

Australia and Facebook held high-stakes talks Friday after the social media giant sparked global outrage by blacking out news for its Australian users, as Canberra insisted it wouldn't back down on a new law that would force the tech firm to pay for journalistic content.


New Delhi, 19 February 2021

As per news report of NDTV, from Thursday, Facebook has blanked out the pages of media outlets for Australian users and blocked them from sharing any news content, rather than submit to the proposed legislation. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said he had spoken with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday to find a way out of the showdown, and that negotiations would continue over the weekend.

Source - NDTV

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