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Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

MELBOURNE - Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users who post defamatory comments, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday. The government has been looking at the extent of the responsibility of platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, for defamatory material published on their sites and comes after the country's highest court ruled
2 months ago|Melbourne, Australia

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Australian government vows to unmask online trolls

Australia's government said Sunday it will introduce legislation to unmask online trolls, and hold social media giants like Facebook and Twitter responsible for identifying them.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
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Coalition bill would force social media companies to reveal identities of online bullies

Scott Morrison says companies have a responsibility to remove content when requested by anyone who thinks they have been defamed or attacked

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

MELBOURNE - Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users who post defamatory comments, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday. The government has been looking at the extent of the responsibility of platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, for defamatory material published on their sites and comes after the country's highest court ruled

2 months ago|United Kingdom
News18 India
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Australia Working on New Social Media Law to Clamp Down Online Trolls

The Australian government has been looking at the extent of the responsibility of platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook for defamatory material published on their sites.

2 months ago|India
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"Online World Should Not Be Wild West": Australia To Unmask Online Trolls

Australia's government said Sunday it will introduce legislation to unmask online trolls, and hold social media giants like Facebook and Twitter responsible for identifying them.

2 months ago|New Delhi, India
The Independent
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Australia wants social media platforms to out ‘bots, bigots and trolls’ with new laws

Scott Morrison says social media platforms are ‘a wild west’ of ‘bots and bigots and trolls’

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users who post defamatory comments, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday. Read full story

2 months ago|Malaysia
Hindustan Times
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Australia’s new plan to unmask and tackle online trolls. All you need to know

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that anonymous accounts on social media have the capability to bully, harass and ruin lives without consequence.

2 months ago|New Delhi, India
Sydney Morning Herald
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New Australian laws to unmask anonymous online trolls and make tech giants pay

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that under the new laws people who believe they have been defamed online will also be able to get court orders forcing social media giants to reveal who is responsible for the posts.

2 months ago|Sydney, Australia
South China Morning Post
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Australia to force social media platforms to unmask ‘bigots, trolls’

Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users who post defamatory comments, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.The government has been looking at holding platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, responsible for defamatory material published on their sites and in September the country’s highest court ruled that publishers can be held liable for public comments on online forums.The ruling cause…

2 months ago|Hong Kong
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C 23%
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NDTV
The Independent
Hindustan Times
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South China Morning Post
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Business Insider
Japan Today
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Channel News Asia
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Financial Post
Russia Today
The Times
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Business Standard
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The Australian
Denver Gazette
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The Star Kuala Lumpur
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Sky News Australia
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