New Aussie regime could force social networks to remove bullying content


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Opening up a new front in the fight against cyberbullying, Australian kids and their parents can now ask the government to remove humiliating posts on social media.

Calling itself a “one-stop-shop” for online safety, the Office of the Children’s e-Safety Commissioner will work with social media services and other online platforms to take down material deemed to be bullying in nature as part of a program launched Wednesday.

One in five Australian kids are affected by cyberbullying each year, the country’s first ever Children’s e-Safety Commissioner, Alastair MacGibbon, told Mashable Australia, and you only have to chat to kids, parents and teachers to know it’s getting worse. Read more…

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Source: Mashable Social Media

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