Australia will fine social media and web hosting companies up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover and imprison executives for up to three years if violent content is not removed expeditiously under a new law.
How a fascist murderer managed to bring two countries closer to fascism
No doubt Islamists and lefties will be exempt.
That's right. Just like how: if someone murders someone else in my house, then it's my fault and I'll be charged for murder.
My country is a laughingstock
When you become a fascist state to own a mass shooter!
Why would tech companies take a chance on 10% of their global income? They'll just shut down their services in Aus/NZ. Say goodbye to Facebook and Twitter ozzies :D
They're officially publishers
Say goodbye to your Social Media Australia...it’s been nice connecting with you all while it lasted! Going to miss Bearing....again....
I am in favour of this, assuming by "Violent" they mean legit violence and not an umbrella term they can constanly change for convenience
If they go down this route there needs to be due diligence for each case that applies on ALL sides of the political spectrum. Unfortunately it'll most likely turn into a mob style hit on 'people who have wronged me', by soft snowflakes. Id like to be proved wrong, time will tell
Trough PlayStation Network I usually post Man hunt clips of me playing around, I think something as silly falls under that vague condition... luckily I'm on Mexico so, nobody cares
define the meaning, the concept of the term "violent". Words for example, are they violent?
I am in no support of the video or content of that type. But what happened to the idea of Safe Harbor Laws (These laws mean the platform are not held responsible for what users post the user is).
This in my opinion is a serious law that has been drawn up by idiots who have no idea how the Internet works. Almost as stupid as the EUCD (Almost at least your reason is somewhat valid).
I am worried for the future of aussies in the current state. Again I reiterate I do not support this type of content, I haven't even watched any of the videos or the stream as I don't want to. But the idea of the platform being responsible is wholy stupid.
The US should pass a law forbidding any company that wants to do business in the US from abiding by any other country's censorship laws.
More cowardly laws from the country that declared war on Emus and lost
“The Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material bill creates new offences for content service providers and hosting services that fail to notify the Australian federal police about or fail to expeditiously remove videos depicting “abhorrent violent conduct”. That conduct is defined as videos depicting terrorist acts, murders, attempted murders, torture, rape or kidnap.”
Oh, fuck off. What absolute bullshit, we don't all need nurse-maiding.
welp there goes social media access for the ausies
Guess it's time to start IP blocking Australia, just like Google news did with spain, ahh nothing like a wacko bringing a whole country to it knees, it's funny, because this is just as the wacko wanted in his manifesto, keep pushing people into a corner until the race wars begins.
Orwellian vibes, boys...
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