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TikTok, Twitter, Google served Australian notices over online child sexual abuse

By Laurel Henning
  • 23 Feb 2023 00:14
  • 23 Feb 2023 00:14
Discord, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter and Google have been served legal notices by Australia’s online safety regulator, which has demanded that the digital platforms provide answers about their efforts to tackle online child sexual abuse.
The announcement comes two weeks after Australia eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant asked associations representing the

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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