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“This is a significant development and should send a message to both Google and Facebook that their network dominance in Australia is only as strong as their respect for Australians,” said Peter Lewis, director of the Australia Institute Centre for Responsible Technology.

“What Google and Facebook’s threats show is that for all their rhetoric of liberty and freedom, they ultimately put their commercial interests ahead of the democratic processes of the nations they operate in,” said Peter Lewis.




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