law-enforcement

Home Affairs shifts national real-time intelligence system to Azure cloud

Home Affairs shifts national real-time intelligence system to Azure cloud

Baseline platform now live.
Aug 19 2020 7:06AM
Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Teams up with UK's information commissioner.
Jul 9 2020 5:38PM
US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

Prize carrot to go with the warrant stick.
Jun 24 2020 11:00AM
Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

After FOI documents released.
Jun 18 2020 9:58PM
NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

History comes back to bite.
Jun 17 2020 6:33AM
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
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
AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

After initially denying usage.
Apr 15 2020 11:26AM
NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

LiveScan now supported until 2026.
Mar 31 2020 3:09PM
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
Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Telcos sometimes turning over full URLs in metadata requests.
Feb 7 2020 4:39PM
Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

At least 18 requests issued to service providers in last six months.
Jan 28 2020 11:20PM
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
AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

Rollout to begin in February.
Dec 20 2019 3:46PM
Tasmania's new core policing system goes live

Tasmania's new core policing system goes live

Hosted in protected Microsoft cloud.
Nov 27 2019 6:49AM
WA Police to expand drone unit

WA Police to expand drone unit

Plans to buy 35 drones, train officers.
Nov 13 2019 8:51PM
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
Qld Police deploy drones to map traffic crash sites

Qld Police deploy drones to map traffic crash sites

Scene mapping times halved.
Oct 11 2019 1:00PM
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
NSW Police request telco data from 14 years ago

NSW Police request telco data from 14 years ago

To crosscheck against new evidence that emerges in cold cases.
Sep 18 2019 3:33PM

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