Lawmakers in U.K., Canada Slam Facebook After Australia News Blackout

Lawmakers from the U.K. and Canada criticized Facebook’s ban on Australian users sharing news articles, and they said the tech giant could attract more scrutiny around the world as authorities grow increasingly concerned about its market power. Facebook removed news from its platform in Australia in response to proposed legislation that could offer a model for other countries that want to require big tech companies to pay publishers for their content.

Source: Lawmakers in U.K., Canada Slam Facebook After Australia News Blackout

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