Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Govt gives ISPs four months to develop piracy code  
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will introduce website blocking for non-Aussie torrent sites.
 
Qld Govt lawyers up for battle against IBM 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
First stirrings in dormant case.
 
Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Faces up to five years in prison.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Apple sued over disappearing iMessages 
By Jonathan Stempel | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Potential class action launched in California.
 
iiNet seeks details of Dallas Buyers Clubs' piracy hunt 
 
AFP will use data retention to fight piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner reveals use for new scheme.
 
Ex-Oracle worker awarded higher damages in harassment case 
 
Google's public DNS goes offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian, NZ and SE Asian users affected.
 
Zen Telecom fined for faking Telstra partnership 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACCC imposes $225,000 penalty.
 
Canberra's wi-fi network to block file sharing P2P traffic 
 
Foxtel urges government to force the hand of ISPs  
By Andrew Colley | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Insists ISPs must bear the costs of cracking down on online piracy.
 
Crime Commission floats fines for ISPs who won't block sites 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants a stick to enforce takedown requests.
 
ISPs willing to negotiate on 'three strikes' piracy regime 
 
ASIC admits to lack of technical knowledge in s313 use 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to retain use of website blocking notices.
 
NSW Police, courts to exchange warrants within minutes 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attorney-General claims NSW is first to digitise end-to-end.
 
Turnbull offers metadata definition 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Doesn't include websites.
 
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.
 
Microsoft ordered to provide foreign customer information 
Aug 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Throws EU privacy laws to the wind.
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