Who is responsible for censoring social media content?

By Tasha Levy|01 November 2019

The live streaming of the Christchurch shootings earlier this year and subsequent passing of the Criminal Code Amendment (Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material) Bill have sparked intense debate in the legal community about social media regulation, both within Australia and worldwide.

Partner Hannah Marshall and commercial lawyer Sophie Ciufo from Marque Laywers join host Jerome Doraisamy on this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show to examine which bodies are responsible for regulating social media platforms, consider whether reactive legislation will be an effective approach to the issue, and suggest how legal professionals can assist in driving meaningful, positive change in this contentious realm.

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Who is responsible for censoring social media content?
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