The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.
Social media giant Facebook has admitted that it has been storing user passwords in plain text, with the company saying the numbers ran into hundreds of millions.
When anything bad happens, politicians always look for the first convenient scapegoat. And in the case of the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand, they have their bete noire right in front of them: social media.
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