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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.
 
FBI urges companies to build spying tools into devices 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
 
Spy watchdog to hire more staff to manage ASIO oversight 
 
Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Spy watchdog needs more resources to monitor new powers 
 
AFP, ASIO asked to clarify metadata mess 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement go public to confirm desire for source IP addresses.
 
ASIO chief pledges not to act as 'Big Brother' 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
'We will use data retention to save your life, not sell you a BMW'.
 
Australian Govt boosts spy powers 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Puts data retention on the back burner.
 
Govt plans year-end launch for cyber security centre  
By Allie Coyne | Jun 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will house CERT Australia, CSOC.
 
Spooks are not compatible with IT security 
By Juha Saarinen | May 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Trust is gone.
 
Do telcos make for competent spies? 
Mar 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Intelligence agency overseer wades into telco data retention.
 
ASIO raids lawyer office seeking Timor wiretap documents 
By Darren Pauli | Dec 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Documents claim ASIS agents planted bugs in Govt office walls under aid work guise.
 
Indonesia pulls ambassador after phone tap revelations 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Carr says Australia should quiz 'American inadequacies'.
 
Advocates take UK Govt to court over net spying 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Right to privacy interfered.
 
UK govt taken to court over internet surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Right to privacy interfered with.
 
NSA crypto breakthroughs revealed in Snowden leaks 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Which protocols are compromised?
 
NSA can break some encryption: new Snowden leak 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Which protocols are compromised?
 
NZ passes spy laws 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
PM promises to resign if wholesale spying occurs.
 
NZ passes new spy agency legislation 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
PM promises to resign if wholesale spying occurs.
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