Australia is moving ahead with a law to force Facebook to pay news outlets for content despite the social network’s blackout which is affecting news as well as nonprofit and government pages. The Australian government said it held talks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who faces mounting pressure after Canada said it will follow Australia’s lead. The showdown is drawing global attention...
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A little-known criminal antitrust prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Eyitayo St. Matthew-Daniel, is expected to be named the top antitrust enforcer at the department’s sister agency, the Federal Trade Commission, say three people familiar with the situation. The previously unreported pick comes from current Acting FTC Chair Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, who has advocated for more...
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