Data retention bill over the top, committee finds 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human rights parliamentary committee says 'get a warrant'.
 
Investors attack ACCC over NBN advice 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Regulator hits back at NBN policy audit.
 
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.
 
iiNet compromised by Dallas Buyers Club challenge 
By Andrew Colley | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Protecting users is noble, but could iiNet fall victim to its past legal success?
 
Govt reveals 6000 mobile black spots 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria wants almost half of program funding.
 
Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Senate rejects attempt to limit ASIO's access to devices 
 
Govt backed research body proposes big data for APS staff vetting  
By John Hilvert | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
But admits 'just because we can do it, does not mean we should'.
 
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
 
Research contradicts Brandis' focus on insider threats 
By John Hilvert | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Warns against creating an 'oppressive workplace'.
 
Brandis boosts vetting of APS staff to prevent insider threats 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden-type threat ‘worse than malware attacks’.
 
ISPs willing to negotiate on 'three strikes' piracy regime 
 
Govt to release thousands of data sets to app developers 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
An extra 6000 sets of info to go public.
 
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.
 
Turnbull offers metadata definition 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Doesn't include websites.
 
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.
 
Turnbull audit finds Labor's NBN 'rushed, chaotic' 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opposition hits back at reviews 'written by mates'.
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