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Facebook will restore Australian news content to its platform after winning concessions from the Australian government on its plan to force internet giants to pay media companies for news.

The internet giant last week dramatically pulled news from its site, arguing that the government’s proposed digital media bargaining code was unworkable and would stifle innovation.

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Christopher Niesche

Christopher Niesche is the Australia correspondent for Law.com International. He covers the business of law in Australia and writes about lawyers, global and domestic law firms and in-house law departments. He also covers Australian regulatory matters. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter: @ChrisNiesche.

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