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Australia is engaged in talks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the country’s Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in an interview on Friday, as the social media platform faces widespread anger over its decision to ban all news content in Australia in response to new legislation that would force the company to pay news publishers. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been in talks with Australia's Treasurer Josh Frydenberg over the ... [+] country's proposed media bargaining code. Getty Images. KEY FACTS. In an interview with the Nine Network, Frydenberg said he and Zuckerberg have been in close contact and messaging each other and he wants to see “if there’s a pathway forward.”. The treasure... Full story

20 February