Government Plans Child Online Safety Policies


News: Australia ' s newly elected c oalition government is plan s to implement the Enhance Online Safety for Children policy, reports ZDNet. The proposed measures will result in the appointment of a c hildren's e- s afety c ommissioner , who will be given powers to control the content published on soc ial media sites in the country , if it is deemed ' harmful ' to children. It has been suggested, however, by an unnamed industry source, that the new policies have been decided on by the new government without proper industry consultation and leading social media sites in the country are surprised by the news that the plans have been given official approval.

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Geography: Australia