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Jail time, hefty fines: New Australian laws would target social media sites over violent content

SBS Saturday, 30 March 2019
Australia is set to become the first country in the world to introduce jail terms and multi-million-dollar fines for social media giants that don't quickly remove violent material.
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Australia introduces a law which makes it a criminal offence for social media companies if they don't remove violent content quickly from their platforms, in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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