Cloud Act

Australia and US sign CLOUD Act deal for cross-border data access

Australia and US sign CLOUD Act deal for cross-border data access

Law enforcement agencies get streamlined path for data requests.
Dec 16 2021 1:16PM
Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

US CLOUD Act agreement to follow.
Jun 25 2021 1:07PM
Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

But intelligence committee gives in principle support.
May 14 2021 9:51AM
Microsoft alarmed by secrecy provisions in CLOUD Act-readying bill

Microsoft alarmed by secrecy provisions in CLOUD Act-readying bill

Wants "blanket" ban on disclosure axed.
May 8 2020 12:08PM
Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Workload saw IT agency farm out initial dev.
May 6 2020 1:17PM
Google warns of overreach in proposed cross-border data access regime

Google warns of overreach in proposed cross-border data access regime

Fines for non-compliance go against the CLOUD Act.
May 4 2020 1:08PM
Govt clears the way for US CLOUD Act data swap deal

Govt clears the way for US CLOUD Act data swap deal

Introduces bill to formalise future bilateral agreement.
Mar 5 2020 2:24PM
Home Affairs rejects claims anti-encryption laws conflict with US CLOUD Act

Home Affairs rejects claims anti-encryption laws conflict with US CLOUD Act

“No issues” that would prevent bilateral agreement.
Jan 14 2020 12:40PM
Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

To ensure Australian access to US servers.
Oct 17 2019 6:10PM
Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Providers in either country to be subject to requests.
Oct 8 2019 12:55PM
Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Govt shoots itself in the foot with crypto-busting laws?
Jul 17 2019 12:21PM
Australia queues to broker offshore data access deal with US

Australia queues to broker offshore data access deal with US

Welcomes recently-passed law.
Apr 9 2018 6:41AM

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