Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has slammed Facebook’s decision to remove Australian news from the social media network as ‘wrong, unnecessary and heavy-handed’.
Facebook announced on Thursday that Australian users and publishers would be restricted from viewing or sharing domestic and international news on the site.
The move is in response to the proposed Media Bargaining law, which would force tech companies like Facebook and Google to negotiate with news providers to feature their content.
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