Australia says Facebook is ‘back at table’ over content law for news payments

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday said Facebook Inc has re-engaged with the government after escalating tensions saw the social media company disable a raft of pages in the country, including some that offered public-health advice on the coronavirus.The block on news sharing for Australian users came in response to a legal stand-off with the government, which is expected to pass laws next week aimed at compensating the local media industry for advertising revenue lost to…