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Australia takes big steps to get misinformation data

New Australian laws would force tech giants share misinformation data. According to the media regulator, these measures would reduce the spread of false information, online. Misinformation data from uncooperative platforms The Australian Communications and Media…
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Google wants to change rules for ads in Australia

Barney Pierce published a blog and expresses Google’s wish to change rules for ads in Australia. Pierce is Director, Google Marketing Platform, Google Australia. In a blog post published today, but dated Mar 27, 2021, he brought a regulatory approach for the official…
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Agreement: Facebook Australia comes back with news

Facebook Australia will restore its news sharing for Aussies, after it reached an agreement with the government. This will happen in the “coming days,” according to the company. Amendments bring back Facebook Australia news According to Josh Frydenberg, the…
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Stop online abuse! Women ask for social media action

A group of 200 prominent women are calling for action against online abuse on social media platforms. They have published an open letter at the UN Generation Equality Forum, in Paris. In this, they called upon Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok to take action against…
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Google Showcase opens in Canada. One giant step back

Google News Showcase will start working in Canada, after the search giant signed deals with a few important publishers. The product and licensing program provides a space for newsrooms to curate their content for readers across Google News and Discover. The showcase…
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Antitrust charges against Google, dismissed for now

A U.S. judge temporarily dismissed antitrust charges against Alphabet’s Google. A group of advertisers accused Google of having a monopoly position on the world’s advertising market. Still, the judge offered them chance to try again after addressing what she…