This article, by Trish Hepworth from the Australian Digital Alliance was originally published on their¬†website. As Ministers gather to nut out the last details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) concerned creators are waiting to see what impact the decision has … Continue reading

Trade ministers are meeting behind closed-doors at the Westin Resort and Spa in Maui this week to finalise the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This is the first formal round of talks since the US passed the controversial Fast … Continue reading

This table was produced by Leanne O'Donnell - a senior lawyer and leading legal expert in the communications sector. You can follow Leanne on Twitter: @mslods. See also the original article on her website. The Australian Government looked to the … Continue reading

EFA welcomes the Labor Party's decision to adopt an amendment to its platform that calls for a review of the data retention legislation passed in March this year. As a long-standing opponent of mandatory data retention, EFA remains committed to … Continue reading

EFA supports the call by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)¬†for amendments to the Defence Trade Controls Act to include clear exemptions for scientific research and for education. Australia's Defence Trade Controls Act was recently updated and now prohibits … Continue reading