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Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

Global digital platforms Google and Facebook will be forced to pay for news content in Australia, the government said Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic causes a collapse in advertising revenue. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would release in late July draft rules for the platforms …

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Facebook chat helps Dubai Police bust prostitution ring

Police have busted a prostitution ring in Dubai with the help of chat messages on Facebook. The victim, an Indonesian maid, 30, after being locked up in an apartment, contacted her sister on social media and narrated her ordeal, leading to the police raid. The victim fell prey to a …

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Clinton says Zuckerberg is ‘authoritarian’ on misinformation

Hillary Clinton said in an interview over the weekend that Mark Zuckerman’s embrace of misinformation on his Facebook platform was “authoritarian”. The Atlantic Magazine reported interviewing Clinton at an event Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. Clinton was quoted as being horrified and alarmed by what she views as Zuckerberg’s unwillingness to battle …

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