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Australia To Criminalize Failure To Remove Violent Content From Internet Platforms

Australian Attorney General Christian Porter (left) and Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield hold a press conference in Canberra. Australia's parliament has passed legislation punishing Internet platforms for failing to remove violent audio and video.

The bill that passed on Thursday is intended to hold companies responsible for videos and audio such as the livestream of two mosque shootings in New Zealand.

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