Facebook ended a week-long news blackout in Australia after striking deals with three local new outlets to pay for their news content. The deals come a week after the local government passed a law forcing the social network to pay for news but with changes that allowed it more time to negotiate with news outlets for content deals. The Australian law sets a major precedent that’s being...
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