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Coward’s palace: PM Scott Morrison flags changes to social media in Australia – video

Prime minister has flagged changes to in Australia, saying people should be responsible for what they say online. “Social media has become a coward’s palace where people can go on there, not say who they are, destroy people’s lives, and say the most foul and offensive things to people, and do so with impunity,” he said. “They should have to identify who they are, and you know, the companies, if they’re not going to say who they are, well, they’re not a platform any more, they’re a publisher.”

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