Meta accused of blackmail against govt, news outlets

By Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson
Updated June 21 2024 - 12:20pm, first published 12:16pm
Facebook's parent company Meta has come under fire at a parliamentary inquiry. (AP PHOTO)
Facebook's parent company Meta has come under fire at a parliamentary inquiry. (AP PHOTO)

Tech giant Meta is playing a game of chicken with the Australian government, an inquiry has heard, by refusing to do deals with local media outlets and "daring" regulators to force them to the negotiating table.

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