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Australia passes law making social media liable for streaming violent content

Thursday 4 April 2019 | 10:26 CET | News
The Australian parliament has approved legislation making it a criminal offence to not remove "abhorrent violent material expeditiously", the communications minister announced. Failure to do so would be punishable by up to three years' imprisonment or fines of up to 10 percent of the platform's annual turnover.

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