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Complete social media censorship would open ‘giant can of worms’

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Complete social media censorship would open a “giant can of worms” in Australia, a cyber guru has told 3AW Drive.

It comes amid arrests for allegedly inciting anti-lockdown protests, as well as racist attacks on indigenous footballers and the arrest of two men over alleged threats directed online at a Richmond footballer.

Some are calling for increased penalties for those who are convicted.

But can it be stopped entirely?

“It’s a can of worms,” Nigel Phair, Director of the University of NSW Canberra Cyber, told Tom Elliott.

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