Facebook “unfriends” Australia over news content rules

When Australians checked Facebook for news this morning they got nothing. The company is in an escalating dispute with the government which has proposed a law that would result in Internet giants, including Facebook and Google, paying media outlets for content used on their sites. And its not the only country re-thinking the rules about getting big tech paying for the news. Redmond Shannon explains.

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