Australian eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant says 70% of the reports of all forms of abuse that come into her office are from women and girls. eSafety will have the power to issue takedown notices directly to the services hosting the content and end users responsible for the abusive content. The commissioner is also concerned about women in the public sphere, pointing to the experience recently recounted by Liberal MP Nicole Flint as one example. The new proposed law extends the cyber takedown function to adults, extending the power of eSafety.
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