Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant who welds enormous censorship powers over Australia’s internet has embarked on a mission to bring back mass censorship to Twitter. Inman Grant is using powers available to her under the Online Safety Act 2021 to compel Twitter to explain how they’re implementing online safety expectations and will fine them $687,000AUD a day for non-compliance.
The position of eSafety Commissioner was established by the Abbott Government in 2015 and the Online Safety Act 2021 passed by the Morrison Government expanded the powers, budget and resources of the Commissioner. Julie Inman Grant was reappointed for a further 5-year term by the Morrison Government in January 2022 on a salary of $445,000AUD per year.
Inman Grant has been a regular attendee at World Economic Forum (WEF) conferences in Davos and serves on their Read More