Websites blocks for extreme terror content

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Websites blocks for extreme terror content

By Australian Associated Press

Published: 04:18 BST, 25 August 2019 | Updated: 04:44 BST, 25 August 2019

Websites hosting abhorrent violent material or extreme terror content will soon be more easily blocked.

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher intends to put in place stricter rules after the Christchurch terror attacks were live-streamed in March.

"The Morrison government is determined to keep Australians safe online," Mr Fletcher told reporters in Sydney on Sunday.

"We're also determined to ensure that terrorists and those advocating and supporting extreme violence are not able to use the internet to publicise or win support for their causes."

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