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Facebook Australia Facebook and Australian govt strike deal, to insert amendments to media code

The government has agreed to four amendments to the contentious News Media Bargaining Code, allowing platforms like Google and Facebook to bypass the code

Facebook censorship Australia Facebook’s news censorship in Australia: A battle between monopolies

Facebook’s sweeping ban on news content has also affected non-news websites. Apart from blocking crucial public information websites, left-wing parties, trade unions and progressive movements have also been censored 

Google and Alphabet workers form the first ever union in US

Over 200 workers, largely from Google’s San Francisco Bay Area offices, have come together to form the company’s first ever due-paying union in the US

Rich big tech, dead democracy

Evidence that Big Tech has had a chilling effect on start-ups and investors is one thing, but the ubiquitous nature of the platforms in their specific ways does effect every aspect of life, not just in the US but across the world

Google walkout Employees involved in organizing Google Walkout fired

Four employees were fired by Google in what is being perceived as a clampdown against the workers for organizing the Google Walkout for Real Change campaign to protest the company’s handling of sexual abuse cases

Organizers of 2018 Google walkout allege retaliation from management

Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, in a mass mail to employees, said that they had faced cancellation of projects and other obstacles at work. Retaliation against those involved in organizing is against the law in the US

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