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In Defence of Facebook

9 September 2020 Facebook Australia made news last week with the innocuously titled press release, An Update About Changes to Facebook’s Services in Australia. In it, Facebook Australia’s Managing Director, Will Easton, wrote: “Assuming this draft code becomes law, we will reluctantly stop allowing publishers and people in Australia from sharing local and international news on Facebook and Instagram.” This …

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Tesla’s Stock Split Pushes Share Price Up 13%

2020 has been a good year for Elon Musk. Despite COVID-19 locking down economies around the world, Elon has gone from strength-to-strength. If a new child, a successful SpaceX launch and Tesla defying all of the short sellers wasn’t enough, overnight Elon became the third richest person in the world with a net worth of $111 billion (eclipsing Facebook’s Mark …