Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has called for a detailed examination of the robodebt fiasco so that there would be an understanding of how so many people were incorrectly asked to repay money to the government.
Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has expressed concern over cancellation of a public hearing into the proposed national facial recognition database.
Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has warned that facial recognition, of the sort used by China to violate the rights of its Uighur Muslim minority, is already being used in Australia.
Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has urged Australians to do three things to protect their online privacy: get a password manager, review their Facebook settings and turn on two-factor authentication.
CryptoAUSTRALIA is running a workshop on 5 July to help you build your own end-to-end encrypted chat server ... while you still can.
Wikipedia has begun a three-week campaign to push for fair use copyright exceptions in Australia, and will display banners promoting the concept on English articles that are viewed in the country.
Electronic Frontiers Australia has added its voice to the calls for a tightening of the rules allowing access to telecommunications metadata.
Marking the deadline for telecommunications and Internet service providers to comply with the Commonwealth Government's telecommunications metadata retention requirements, EFA and other online rights organisations have declared today to be ‘National Get a VPN Day’.
In January, Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) sought Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's support for strong encryption and for his commitment to reject any law, policy or mandate that would undermine digital security.
Digital freedoms and rights group Electronic Frontiers Australia has slammed the appointment of Tasmanian MP Andrew Nikolic as Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, saying he has an “apparent disdain” for civil liberties.
Digital freedoms and rights group, Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA), has called on the Attorney-General – George Brandis - to cease what it says is his “absurd
war of attrition” with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) says the Attorney-General should reject most of the requests for warrantless access to telecommunications metadata from various agencies.
Non-profit, digital freedom and rights group, Electronic Frontiers Australia, has joined experts and organisations in more than 35 countries in asking world leaders to support strong encryption and to reject any law, policy, or mandate that would undermine digital security.
Electronic Frontiers Australia has called for warrants to be made mandatory in every case where the release of metadata, stored under the recently introduced laws, is sought.
The federal government has again been called on to stop the process of implementing an ISP copyright code. The Internet users rights group Electronic Frontiers Australia has confirmed it wants the process to be halted, with its call coming in the wake of the introduction of new anti-piracy website blocking laws.
Concern has been expressed that high-ranking public officials, particularly legal professionals, may not possess at least the most basic computer and electronic communication skills, including the know-how to send emails
Australia’s obsession with national security continues to have unintended consequences, with the academic exchange of information about cryptography now in danger.
Leading Aussie digital freedom fighter Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has partnered with grassroots campaigning community GetUp! to launch a petition opposing the government’s mooted mandatory data retention scheme.
A strong coalition has emerged against the Trans Pacific Partnership, the agreement being hammered out in secret that will restrict online intellectual freedom.
Australia's cyber citizens have been relatively quiet amid the NSA snooping scandals that have engulfed pretty much every country across the globe - and it might just be time for them to do something.
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