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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
Privacy Act audits will consider infosec budgets

Privacy Act audits will consider infosec budgets

But commissioner says lax resources no excuse to not patch.
Mar 5 2014 3:34AM
Senate to review surveillance legislation

Senate to review surveillance legislation

Senator Ludlam's motion approved.
Dec 12 2013 1:21PM
Canada passes world's toughest anti-spam law

Canada passes world's toughest anti-spam law

Penalties up to $10 million.
Dec 5 2013 4:52AM
Jobs Bill forces companies to consider Aussie suppliers

Jobs Bill forces companies to consider Aussie suppliers

For projects $500m and over.
Jun 26 2013 12:39PM
New US cyber bill introduced

New US cyber bill introduced

Follows similar failed bill.
Jan 26 2013 1:53PM
Committee confused over data retention debate

Committee confused over data retention debate

Definitions of metadata, URLs still hazy.
Nov 2 2012 1:11PM

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