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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 disclosed on a Friday afternoon when the Commonwealth Ombudsman was informed two days earlier.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Electronic Frontiers Australia has added its voice to the calls for a tightening of the rules allowing access to telecommunications metadata.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 13 April 2017 17:17

Today is National Get a VPN Day

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’.

Published in Security
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