Junk Media Ban

Facebook’s ban on Australian news services was such a clumsy oath of a step that the ill thought out measure even effected charities, health services and even satirical sites.

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This could not have been a worse move from Facebook. While not doubting its clear power it also demonstrates that Facebook does not know how to competently wield their considerable reach.

There are not great expectations that the legislation in Australia will be perfect, but the negligent and reckless move from Facebook will just increase the resolve of the government to get what it wants – good or bad.