For some in China, Facebook’s spat with Australia proves Beijing was wise to block the service

//For some in China, Facebook’s spat with Australia proves Beijing was wise to block the service

For some in China, Facebook’s spat with Australia proves Beijing was wise to block the service

Facebook’s move to restrict news sharing from its site in Australia this week, in protest over a proposed law that will force it to pay media outlets for content, has convinced some Chinese internet users that Beijing made the right decision to keep the social media giant blocked by the Great Firewall.The dispute between Facebook and the federal government in Australia has laid bare the risks of letting foreign internet giants dominate the flow of information, according to some Chinese online…

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