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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's preliminary report from its digital platforms inquiry has taken a "near-exclusive focus on protecting certain publishers from disruption and competition" and is at odds with the competition watchdog's mandate, the Australian arm of social media behemoth Facebook claims.
The Australian Electoral Commission says it currently has no plans to make any public statement about social media and the forthcoming federal election.
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