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UK seeks 'real-time' surveillance of populace The British government is contemplating legislation that would make it mandatory for Internet communications to be provided to agencies within a day after they were…
Maria Markman, ACS Victoria The Australian Computer Society in Victoria sees the state government’s investment in the Connecting Regional Communities Programme (CRCP) as a way of building the technology…
Report says 135m Indian govt payment card details leaked About 135 million Aadhaar numbers and 100 million bank account numbers could have leaked from official portals that handle government pension and rural employment in…
Australian firms lagging on EU data compliance: study Many Australian organisations are unprepared to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation that comes into force in a little more than a year,…
Trial completes first delivery of e-invoice by government Cloud services provider MessageXchange has successfully demonstrated end-to-end transactions between the Australian Government and a private sector recipient, using the new Australian e-invoicing standard.
Labor slams AFP, silent on backing for metadata laws The Australian Labor Party has termed the illegal accessing of a journalist's metadata by the Australian Federal Police as "shocking" and questioned why it was…
EFA calls for 'universal' metadata warrants Electronic Frontiers Australia has added its voice to the calls for a tightening of the rules allowing access to telecommunications metadata.
AFP breach prompts IA call for new data retention scheme inquiry Internet Australia has called for a new parliamentary inquiry into the Data Retention Act following revelations last week that the Australian Federal Police had admitted…
NSA cuts back on domestic spying after court pressure The US National Security Agency has backed down on one of its major surveillance programmes, announcing on Friday that it would stop collecting information from…

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