Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law (nytimes.com)
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook took a hard line, while Google has struck deals to pay publishers.

Government services and NGOs and more getting blocked on Facebook so they don’t need to pay journalists for the work. Another example of why shouldn’t rely on free platforms. You need a site that you own and to encourage people to use it else your work just becomes “collateral damage”.

The sooner the world stops using Mark’s site as an internet portal the better.

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