Will Australia treat big tech as publishers? – Australian politics live podcast
Katharine Murphy talks to MP Anne Webster after her defamation case against conspiracy theorist Karen Brewer. Webster intends to bring forward legislation that would force Facebook and other platforms to assume editorial responsibility for the content they publish, in an effort to combat proliferating misinformation. How would the legislation work? Will senior ministers support it? What impact would it have on Australian media?
- Australian MP targeted by conspiracy posts calls for Facebook to be treated as publisher
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