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NSW runs AI over legislation to find reform opportunities

NSW runs AI over legislation to find reform opportunities

All 89,000 sections assessed.
Jul 28 2020 6:01AM
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
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
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
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
Poor debate, understanding damaging tech laws: Labor

Poor debate, understanding damaging tech laws: Labor

"Policy has fallen too far behind the pace of technological change".
Nov 20 2019 1:37PM
Digital ID laws needed before bank, state govt buy-in: DTA

Digital ID laws needed before bank, state govt buy-in: DTA

Decentralised identity model can't progress without.
Oct 28 2019 12:58PM
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
Govt to reintroduce consumer data right bill

Govt to reintroduce consumer data right bill

After it lapsed at parliament’s dissolution.
Jul 22 2019 1:08PM
MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

MIT 'net policy wonks say decryption bill is unworkable

Disputes feasibility of encryption access without security risks.
Oct 12 2018 9:50AM
Decryption laws enter parliament

Decryption laws enter parliament

Less than two weeks after public consultation closes.
Sep 20 2018 10:07PM
Govt asked to 'strengthen' temporary mobile tower rules

Govt asked to 'strengthen' temporary mobile tower rules

Proposal doesn’t pass senate unscathed.
Sep 11 2018 8:10AM
Govt finally reveals how it plans to target encryption

Govt finally reveals how it plans to target encryption

Will involve weakening the security of services.
Aug 14 2018 8:10AM
Govt to introduce legislation for broadband tax

Govt to introduce legislation for broadband tax

$7.10 minimum monthly charge.
May 8 2017 11:05AM
ACT opposition wants a slice of driverless car market

ACT opposition wants a slice of driverless car market

Canberra trials could be on the way.
Jan 25 2016 5:33PM
Canada bans automatic software installations

Canada bans automatic software installations

Kosher code caught by anti-malware law.
Jan 16 2015 6:26AM
UK passes controversial data retention bill

UK passes controversial data retention bill

Telcos forced to store user data for a year.
Jul 18 2014 11:52AM
US FAA parks Amazon drone delivery plans

US FAA parks Amazon drone delivery plans

Disputed legislation up for renewal.
Jun 25 2014 11:38AM

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