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LOCAL MP CALLS OUT SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT

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Local Federal MP, Tony Pasin has made comment on social media giant Facebook’s call to ban news content via their platform in Australia.

The call from the social media giant comes in response to proposed Australian laws that seek news businesses are paid for producing original news content.

In a statement, ironically via Facebook the local MP said The fact that this decision is impacting the ability of Authorities to broadcast public safety messages to South Australians on a severe weather day in the context of a broader global pandemic is unconscionable.

Yesterday a number of government pages were unable to be viewed, including SA health and the BOM.

Mr Pasin said the decision must be reversed immediately.

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