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Facebook to restore Australian news pages after legislation tweaks

Concession deal struck after a series of talks over the weekend

Australia and Facebook became locked in a standoff after the government introduced legislation that challenged the dominance of Facebook and Google in the news content market.   © Reuters

CANBERRA (Reuters) -- Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to a proposed law designed to force tech giants to pay for media content displayed on their platforms, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Tuesday.

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