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Facebook denounces Online News Act as it finally appears at committee

News | 10/28/2022 6:02 pm EDT
Facebook Canada's Kevin Chan speaks with reporters after appearing before the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy in Ottawa on May 28, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

Meta Platforms Inc., parent company of Facebook, came out swinging against Bill C-18, the Online News Act, on Friday. The firm finally appeared before the House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage after lobbying for an invitation.

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