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During last year’s showdown with the Australian government over media organisations being paid for  their content, Facebook appeared to cut off a bunch of state websites by accident. At the time it was portrayed as the social media giant getting it wrong. Except it didn’t.

Facebook (no, I won’t call it Meta) deliberately undermined a sovereign government’s web presence as part of its attempts to water down the controversial legislation, it has now emerged from whistle-blowers...

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