The Department of Home Affairs wants IP addresses, MAC addresses and port numbers to be added to the list of data retained by providers under the existing data retention regime, according to a submission made to a review of the law.
Rather predictably, the Australian Labor Party has signalled to the Federal Government that it will not stand in the way of the encryption bill being passed by Christmas, with the party doing everything but ending the process of inquiry so that the government can have its way.
The Australian Labor Party has refused to rule out giving its backing to a move by the government to allow the use of telecommunications metadata in civil cases.
What does the mess that the National Broadband Network has become have to do with national security? The short answer is nothing.
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I too have a copy of the document.
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No, you do not. I have not linked to any source. Some random quote is irrelevant to this story.
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