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Govt elevates consent in proposed public data sharing laws

Govt elevates consent in proposed public data sharing laws

Policy position altered after further consultation.
Sep 17 2020 6:47AM
COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

COVIDSafe privacy protections now locked in law

Contact tracing app bill passes with minor improvements.
May 14 2020 11:28AM
Govt unveils COVIDSafe contact tracing app bill

Govt unveils COVIDSafe contact tracing app bill

Unlawful access punishable by five years jail.
May 5 2020 6:48AM
Federal data sharing laws in virus limbo

Federal data sharing laws in virus limbo

Last round of consultations paused.
Apr 22 2020 5:36PM
WA prepares for national face matching database upload

WA prepares for national face matching database upload

Introduces biometrics sharing laws.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM
Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

If customers can't pay bills due to coronavirus-related disruptions.
Mar 14 2020 10:55AM
Proposed data sharing laws to give govt agencies veto powers

Proposed data sharing laws to give govt agencies veto powers

Australian Statistician says.
Mar 13 2020 2:04PM
Govt told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Govt told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Lacking detail and privacy protections.
Oct 24 2019 1:17PM
Robodebt banned from wider govt data sharing plan

Robodebt banned from wider govt data sharing plan

Proposed laws rule out sharing for compliance, assurance purposes.
Sep 3 2019 1:35PM
Govt moves to extend encryption-busting powers to anti-corruption agencies

Govt moves to extend encryption-busting powers to anti-corruption agencies

Proposes changing 'interception agency' definition.
Feb 13 2019 5:18PM
Govt to green-light 'selectively' targeted vulnerabilities

Govt to green-light 'selectively' targeted vulnerabilities

Under its encryption bill.
Dec 6 2018 11:11AM
Australia's encryption bill faces 17 changes to pass parliament

Australia's encryption bill faces 17 changes to pass parliament

And an eleventh-hour rush through both houses.
Dec 5 2018 8:53PM
Govt piles on encryption pressure in final week

Govt piles on encryption pressure in final week

Debate to resume despite joint parliamentary inquiry.
Dec 3 2018 11:47AM
Labor won't back full encryption bill: Dreyfus

Labor won't back full encryption bill: Dreyfus

Urges government to adopt interim deal.
Nov 30 2018 4:38PM
Dutton tries to speed up encryption bill

Dutton tries to speed up encryption bill

Claims 'urgent' need for laws.
Nov 21 2018 10:37AM
Australia's encryption-busting bill also after PINs, passwords

Australia's encryption-busting bill also after PINs, passwords

Home Affairs proposes simpler mechanism to get at data.
Oct 19 2018 11:09AM
Salesforce, Kaspersky mobilise against Australia's decryption bill

Salesforce, Kaspersky mobilise against Australia's decryption bill

Fear it will undermine trust in products.
Oct 10 2018 11:38AM
Australia's intelligence overseer frets decryption abuse

Australia's intelligence overseer frets decryption abuse

Powerful immunities, negotiable backdoors.
Oct 10 2018 11:13AM
Telstra frets network breakage, trust breaches from decryption laws

Telstra frets network breakage, trust breaches from decryption laws

Lays out list of security concerns.
Sep 22 2018 11:00AM
Optus warns decryption bill contains 'unfettered' power

Optus warns decryption bill contains 'unfettered' power

Can change terms of voluntary cooperation agreements on-the-fly.
Sep 22 2018 10:53AM

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