Jail Coming Soon For Storybook Publishers courtesy AU NZ FUD on Chan

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 11:15:31 PDT 2019


Following the livestreamed New Zealand mosque shooting that left 50
dead in Christchurch, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is
looking to crack down on extremist content on social media. Morrison
will on Tuesday meet with Australian executives of Facebook, Twitter
and Google to discuss extremist content legislation that would punish
these companies' executives with jail time, the Australian Financial
Review reports. Local internet service providers will also be present
at the meeting.
Details of the proposed legislation aren't yet known. However,
Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to
any company operating in the continent, showed that tech companies can
change their global practices to appease local legislation. News of
Morrison's meeting with tech executives comes on the same day that his
government announced increased punishment for companies misusing user
information. Maximum penalties for misuse of private data was raised
from AU$2.1 million to AU$10 million -- or 10 percent of the company's
domestic revenue, or three times the value gained from that misuse of

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