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Facebook to restore news in Australia

The social-media network said the Australian government has agreed to make last-minute changes to the terms of the media bargaining code, which could pass as soon as Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2021

Australia to press ahead with media bargaining law despite backlash

As Facebook pulls news sites offline, prime minister Scott Morrison is unbowed, telling social media users he "won't be intimidated" by big tech.

Feb 5, 2021

Ad regulator tells brands and influencers not to use misleading beauty filters

The UK Advertising Standards Authority's action follows complaints it upheld relating to Instagram stories.

Jan 28, 2021

Australia takes on Google's adtech power

A comprehensive inquiry exposes Google's dominance over the entire supply chain and reviews the role of ad agencies in contributing toward the opacity of adtech.

Jan 25, 2021

Google vs the regulators: Is this the last tango in Australia?

While the dance is dangerous, it's less likely to end in a screaming breakup than with concessions and healthy adjustments by publishers, writes the Australia MD of digital marketing agency Croud.

Jan 15, 2021

Google tests hiding news outlets in search in Australia

Tech giant is conducting an 'experiment' to measure the repercussions of removing news publishers from search results, as part of its battle against proposed regulation in Australia.