The move comes as the company and the Australian government brokered a deal on the country’s impending legislation, which compels the social media giant (and Google) to pay for news. Under the terms of the agreement, Facebook won’t automatically be subject to arbitration, while the government will acknowledge separate deals between Facebook and publishers. (The Logic)
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