7 months New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images MB |Tech
By Agence France-Presse Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material from their platforms. (AFP PHOTO / Lionel BONAVENTURE / MANILA BULLETIN) The tough new legislation will be brought to parliament next week as Canberra pushes for social media companies to prevent their platforms from being “weaponized” by terrorists in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks. Facebook said it “quickly” removed a staggering 1.5 million videos of the white supremacist massacre livestreamed on the social media platform. A 17-minute video of the ... more