Australia plans tougher social media laws for failing to thwart violent content

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Australia plans tougher social media laws for failing to thwart violent content

Executives could spend up to three years in prison.

Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government. The March 15 massacre in Christchurch, New ...

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