New laws planned by South Australian government to tackle videos posted online

Posted in: Government & Policy at 25/11/2011 16:06

There is to be a crackdown on people who video and distribute humiliating and degrading images of others without their consent.

The South Australian Government has released draft legislation for public comment, proposing new offences with a maximum of up to two years' jail in some cases.

SA Attorney-General John Rau says the bill results from the filming of incidents such as assaults, which have then been posted online.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-11-24/videos-assaults-schools-john-rau/3691754

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