Introduce legislation within 100 days to combat serious forms of harmful online content, such as hate speech, terrorist content, content inciting violence, child sexual abuse material, & the non-consensual distribution of intimate images, making social media platforms accountable for the content they host.
- Clearly criminalise statements that encourage violence against people or identifiable groups, focusing on online incitement.
- Provide $25M to law enforcement to quickly investigate online threats of violence, hate speech, & disinformation campaigns by foreign governments or extremist groups.
- Require social media platforms to remove illegal content, such as content that incites violence.
- Convene a national working group to counter online hate.
- Make social media platforms responsible for removing hateful & extremist content before it can do harm.
- Fund data collection on the spread of online hate & real-world violence.
- Support research & development to improve AI solutions for detecting misinformation, hate, & violence online.
- Hold publishers of malicious disinformation to account.
- Invest in initiatives & partnerships to increase access to accurate information.
- Limit government to a regulatory role in monitoring & moderating online content.