legislation

AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

Wants specific prohibition added.
Feb 15 2021 3:36PM
Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Legislation to face much-needed scrutiny.
Dec 8 2020 6:29PM
Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Law Council says proper scrutiny needed.
Dec 3 2020 6:47PM
Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

'Exclusive control' for serious offences.
Dec 3 2020 12:32PM
Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Ahead of private sector expansion.
Nov 17 2020 1:24PM
Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Terms of reference released.
Oct 30 2020 5:26PM
DTA to gain 40 staff after budget windfall

DTA to gain 40 staff after budget windfall

Workforce boost to support digital agenda.
Oct 30 2020 7:14AM
ACMA wants power to force 'rogue' internet providers offline

ACMA wants power to force 'rogue' internet providers offline

Calls for the end of industry co-regulation.
Oct 28 2020 6:52AM
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

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