Facebook said on Tuesday it will lift its ban on Australians sharing news after it struck a deal with Australia's government on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook confirmed that they have agreed on amendments to proposed legislation to require the social network and Google to pay for Australian news that they feature.
Facebook's cooperation is a major victory in Australian efforts to make the two gateways to the Internet pay for the journalism that they use.
Facebook blocked Australian users from accessing ...
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