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Meta blocks 5% of Canadian users from accessing, posting news for one month

Rebel News

By Alex Dhaliwal | June 02, 2023

Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, has begun blocking Canadian users from accessing or posting news on its platforms until the end of June. The move comes amid Ottawa’s looming passage of Bill C-18, the Online News Act.

The controversial bill is currently slated for debate in the Senate. If it passes, Facebook said it would begrudgingly block news content in Canada.

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