UK passes controversial data retention bill 
By Steve Gold | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telcos forced to store user data for a year.
 
Govt fails to win votes for NBN committee restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Delays motion until next sitting session.
 
Coalition MPs kill FTTP bill for Tasmania 
 
Libs move to restructure NBN senate committee 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Want to overturn Labor, Greens majority.
 
US intelligence committee approves cybersecurity bill 
Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Gives tick to data sharing between public, private sectors.
 
US FAA parks Amazon drone delivery plans 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Disputed legislation up for renewal.
 
Govt refuses to support data breach notification bill 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says legislation needs more work.
 
Senate extends life of NBN committee 
By Allie Coyne | May 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
‘Robust’ and ‘ongoing’ oversight approved.
 
NBN strategic review 'inaccurate, unreliable’, says Senate committee 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Coalition members decry "self-serving recommendations".
 
FBI investigating CIA/Senate hacking claims 
Mar 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Both parties claim foul-play.
 
Turnbull to audit the conception of Labor's NBN 
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Former Telstra exec to lead sixth inquiry into NBN.
 
Labor attempts to force NBN fibre rollout in Tasmania 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Introduces new bill.
 
Privacy Act audits will consider infosec budgets 
By Darren Pauli | Mar 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
But commissioner says lax resources no excuse to not patch.
 
Govt begins review of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra, Police Federation continue to fight for access.
 
Now live: Best practices for Privacy Act compliance 
By Brett Winterford | Jan 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Full report available for download.
 
Understanding Australia's new Privacy Act 
Jan 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
An IT systems and policy response to compliance.
 
The Privacy Act and the cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Jan 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post]: The improbability of Privacy Act compliance, Pt 2.
 
Senate to review surveillance legislation 
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Senator Ludlam's motion approved.
 
Canada passes world's toughest anti-spam law  
 
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