Outrage follows Facebook's decision to cut off news dissemination on its platform in Australia. But just whose fault is it, really?
(And why do these legislatures keep making me defend Big Tech companies?
Let's jump in.
You get less of what you punish...in Virtual Legality.
#Facebook #Australia #News
Discussed in this episode:
"Facebook restricts users in Australia from sharing or viewing news links"
TechCrunch - February 17, 2021
"Outrage as Facebook blocks access to news content in Australia"
NBC News - February 18, 2021
"How Australia is Changing Facebook's Terms of Service (VL306)"
YouTube Video - September 4, 2020 - Hoeg Law
Facebook Terms of Service
Updated October 22, 2020
News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code
Draft Explanatory Materials
https://www.accc.gov.au/system/files/Exposure Draft EM - NEWS MEDIA AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS MANDATORY BARGAINING CODE BILL 2020.pdf
"An Update About Changes to Facebook’s Services in Australia"
Facebook Webpage - August 31, 2020 - Will Easton
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