Australia plans to censor extremist online content

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Australia intends to block sites to block the spread of intense content throughout crisis events the nations prime minister has stated.talking from the g7 at Biarritz Sunday Scott Morrison said the steps were required in response to this deadly assault on 2 New Zealand mosques at the march.

The live-streamed murder of 51 worshippers demonstrated how digital platforms and websites can be exploited to host extreme violent and terrorist content he explained in an announcement. under the steps, Australia’s safety commissioner would use firms to limit access to domains dispersing terrorist substance.

A brand new 24/7 crisis coordination centre is going to be tasked with tracking terror-related events and exceptionally violent occasions for censorship.in the aftermath of this Christchurch assault Australia set up a task force together with international technology giants such as facebook youtube amazon Microsoft and also twitter to deal with the spread of extremist stuff on the web.

It isn’t yet obvious just how the measures will be enforced. Morrison has suggested that laws might come if tech businesses don’t cooperate.

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