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Australian media companies face defamation liability for comments on Facebook after court dismisses appeal | Media- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The New South Wales court of appeal has dismissed an appeal from several newspapers and a TV news channel over a court ruling that held them liable for defamatory comments posted in response to news articles about Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller on their Facebook pages. Voller, whose mistreatment in the Don Dale youth […]

Facebook ‘disappointed’ in Australia’s attempt to make tech giants pay for content | Technology – Blog – Emails

Facebook has said it is “disappointed” in the Australian government’s attempt to extract millions of dollars from tech giants to pay for media content shared through search and social media. But on Monday the treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, vowed the Australian government “won’t bow to … threats” from tech giants not to show local content describing […]