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    Five Eyes unveil effort to combat online child exploitation

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    U.S. Attorney General William Barr announced 11 recommendations in Washington on Thursday alongside representatives from Canada, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. The five countries worked with tech leaders to develop the principles, which will be voluntary for tech companies. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced child-abuse-focused legislation Thursday threatening those companies’ immunity under the Communications Decency Act’s Section 230, which protects online platforms from being held liable for user-generated content. (TechCrunch, Reuters)

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