Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
ASIC to lobby Govt for metadata access 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agency head bitter at being excluded.
 
Data retention bill fails scrutiny test 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee recommends fixing ill-defined, far-reaching scheme.
 
Data retention bill over the top, committee finds 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human rights parliamentary committee says 'get a warrant'.
 
AFP will use data retention to fight piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner reveals use for new scheme.
 
Govt blasted over data retention laws 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ludlam asks the ALP to “read the damn bill”.
 
Turnbull introduces data retention legislation 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Still no definition of metadata to be stored.
 
Brandis lobbied to ditch 'rushed' data retention scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens, indie MPs & telco industry hold protest event.
 
AFP blocked websites to stop malware spread 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Section 313 notices issued to target banking malware.
 
Australian Govt metadata requests jump 5 percent 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACMA counts growth in disclosures.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
Telcos finally briefed on data retention details 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: AGD offers list of data to be stored.
 
Data retention 'not a significant issue' for Telstra 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco makes first public comments on proposed scheme.
 
Q&A: Malcolm Turnbull on data retention 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clarifying the clarifications.
 
Turnbull offers metadata definition 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Doesn't include websites.
 
Turnbull steps into data retention debate 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brandis, Turnbull approach Telstra first for meeting.
 
Brandis reveals websites will be included in data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Adds to confusion around definition of metadata.
 
Telcos still in the dark as Govt moves on data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Bill due before the end of the year.
 
Govt must store data in retention regime: iiNet 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Calls for correcting of ‘inaccurate and misleading’ metadata claims.
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