We need social media AVOs since platforms can't be trusted with our data

Calls for stronger user identification and verification on social media as part of a parliamentary inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence has been criticised by the Centre for Responsible Technology and its affiliated experts.

Instead of trusting platforms like Facebook with proof of identity, there should be an equivalent to a Social Media AVO – or apprehended violence order – in which people who are subject to bullying, trolling and other unsafe behaviour could secure a legally enforceable order to the platforms to identify, suspend and delete accounts.

Read the full article on The Australian here