Facebook to lift ban on Australia's news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media

Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content, following a weeklong standoff.

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Facebook had promised to restore Australian news pages in the coming days in a statement on Tuesday, noting the Scott Morrison administration would soon introduce further amendments to the media bargaining code.

These amendments will provide further clarity to digital platforms and news media businesses ab

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