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Under Australia's proposed anti-troll laws, courts would gain the ability to issue orders compelling social media platforms into disclosing the personal information of users accused of defamation.
As part of YouTube's measures for tackling misinformation, the video platform removes around 10 million videos per quarter, the company's chief product officer said.
The digital rights advocate warned that overly stringent laws around removing abhorrent violent material could create an unintended consequence of wiping activism footage from the internet.
Major online platforms have so far been quick to respond to Australian notices requesting the removal of abhorrent violent material.
Tech giants, telcos and Digital Rights Watch want clarity on monitoring requirements for online violent abhorrent content
Tech giants and digital rights advocates have come together to jointly call for clarification over how Australia wants platforms to remove abhorrent violent content from the web.
Australian Online Privacy Bill to make social media age verification mandatory for tech giants, Reddit, Zoom, gaming platforms
A new Bill targeting social media platforms wants stronger penalties for user privacy breaches that could see companies fined 10% of their annual turnover.
Australia's competition watchdog wants Google to provide a dedicated 'choice screen' to allow users to choose which search engine they want to use, after finding over a third of consumers don't know how to change default browsers on smartphones.
Google views Epic Games efforts to allow users to install games without the need for the Google Play Store as a 'contagion', court documents say.
The appointment follows the ACCC chair putting the scrutiny of tech giants' digital practices under his remit.