Facebook will restore news in Australia after talks with the government

February 23, 2021

The announcement caps month of bitter dispute between the American tech firm and Canberra, which had been working on legislation that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content. The agreement “will allow us to support the publishers we choose to, including small and local publishers,” said Campbell Brown, Facebook’s vice president for global news partnerships, in a statement. She added that the company was “restoring news on…