Analysis

What Facebook's 'nuclear' block on news means for users - and democracy

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated February 17 2021 - 10:38pm, first published 10:00pm
Facebook will block users' access to Australian news content, for both Australian and overseas users. Picture: Shutterstock

It's suddenly got serious. Facebook's stand-off with the Australian government has turned into a conflict. The gloves are off. Nobody would predict the winner.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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