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"Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in protest at a new law which would have forced the site to pay for the content it hosts."

dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9

@hund ... wait, who are rooting for here again? If this law is as bad as the EU one (... which was backed by big news orgs & had actual protests against), Facebook might be trying to achieve something actually good here?

eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/eus-

But, in the end: it's the evil social network monopolist vs. the government that mandated backdoors. Not a fan of either.

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