Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Australia plans legislation to punish terrorist images


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

The Australian authorities are planning to pass legislation allowing prison sentences or heavy fines for media officials or social networks that conduct scenes of extreme character.

“It is the responsibility of the major media organizations to take the necessary measures so that their technological products do not use terrorist murderers,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement on Russia Today.“He said.

Morrison, who met with technology officials, especially Facebook, Twitter and Google, said Australia would encourage the rest of the G-20 to hold them accountable for publishing terrorist plots..

Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter said that the new legislation punishes any platform that does not act quickly to remove violent or offensive documents such as a terrorist attack or murder. If convicted, the official may be sentenced to three years’ imprisonment, Companies with a turnover of several billion dollars will be subject to a fine of 10% of their annual income.

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