legislation

Police get more time to prosecute hacking offences in NSW

Police get more time to prosecute hacking offences in NSW

Time limit climbs from 12 months to 3 years.
Dec 3 2021 7:00AM
Gov appoints new National Data Commissioner

Gov appoints new National Data Commissioner

Designate role until controversial bill passes.
Dec 2 2021 1:15PM
Australia to launch inquiry into big tech's behaviour

Australia to launch inquiry into big tech's behaviour

Under threat of even more legislation.
Dec 1 2021 6:14AM
EU countries agree on common stance on new rules for US tech giants

EU countries agree on common stance on new rules for US tech giants

Changes include the right to unsubscribe from core services.
Nov 26 2021 1:30PM
NSW bans police from accessing QR code check-in data

NSW bans police from accessing QR code check-in data

Covid-19 information privacy bill passes.
Nov 22 2021 1:39PM
NSW moves to fortify check-in app data privacy, prevent police access

NSW moves to fortify check-in app data privacy, prevent police access

Introduces Covid-19 information privacy bill.
Nov 12 2021 7:00AM
UK could speed up criminal sanctions for big tech hosting harmful content

UK could speed up criminal sanctions for big tech hosting harmful content

Minister wants new powers in less than six months.
Nov 5 2021 6:50AM
Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Government plans mandatory reporting, new offences for ransomware crackdown

Outlines legislative reforms under new plan.
Oct 13 2021 10:54AM
EU plans to legislate for common phone charger

EU plans to legislate for common phone charger

Despite Apple grumbles.
Sep 22 2021 6:50AM
Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

After "extraordinary" bill passes federal parliament.
Aug 25 2021 5:02PM
Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Labor reintroduces ransomware bill in the senate

Accuses govt of putting off debate.
Aug 12 2021 12:59PM
Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

PJCIS wants greater oversight, new assurances on use.
Aug 6 2021 12:53PM
Treasury to expand consumer data right with three new sharing models

Treasury to expand consumer data right with three new sharing models

Moves to "lower barriers to participation".
Jul 5 2021 6:52AM
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
Labor introduces bill to mandate ransomware payment reporting

Labor introduces bill to mandate ransomware payment reporting

After spate of high-profile attacks.
Jun 21 2021 12:31PM
US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

Will boost ability to compete with Chinese technology.
Jun 9 2021 11:35AM
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
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

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