Australia’s parliament today passed new legislation introducing much tougher fines for social-media platforms that do not deal with violent content on their platforms.
According to the new law, social-media companies are liable for fines of up 10% of their annual turnover if violent content is not taken down within an “expeditious” timeframe. The content in question is defined as “the playing or streaming of terrorism, murder, attempted murder, torture, rape and kidnapping on social media”....
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