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UK must find a way to deal with tech giants: Junior minister

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Britain needs to find a way of dealing with technology giants such as Facebook after the social media company blocked all news content in Australia, a junior British foreign minister said on Friday.

“Ultimately, we’ve got to as a government, in our country, we got to find a way of dealing with what is now a very very well established, a very important part of people’s lives, which is social media and social media companies,” Foreign Office Minister of State James Cleverly told the BBC.

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“We need to find ways of making sure that the commercial relationships with these big tech giants work.”

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