The eSafety Commissioner has right now issued a course to Australia’s largest web service suppliers requiring them to proceed blocking entry to eight web sites that host video of the Christchurch terrorist assaults or the manifesto of the alleged perpetrator.
Minister for Communications, Cyber Security and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher, mentioned that preserving Australians protected from such a horrific content material is a key precedence for the Morrison Authorities.
“Australian web service suppliers acted shortly and responsibly within the wake of the terrorist assaults in Christchurch in March this yr to dam web sites that had been internet hosting this dangerous materials,” Minister Fletcher mentioned.
“ISPs referred to as on the Authorities to supply them with certainty and readability in taking the motion they did, and right now, we’re offering that certainty.”
The eSafety Commissioner has consulted with the precise web site directors, offering them with the chance to take away this content material. Most have complied and the eight remaining offending web sites will probably be topic to the blocking directive.