Monthly Archives: May 2013

Under intense questioning from Greens Senator Scott Ludlam at Senate Estimates hearings this week, the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Environment has revealed that there are three agencies that have used section 313 of the Telecommunications Act to … Continue reading

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EFA welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the Attorney-General that legislation is to be introduced to Federal Parliament today to introduce mandatory reporting of data breaches affecting private data. This legislation has been a long time coming, having first been recommended by … Continue reading

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After lobbying by a number of internet users and civil liberties groups, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has told Computerworld that he believes greater transparency is needed in relation to actions taken by government agencies to block access to websites. Referring … Continue reading

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Unsure about what the TPP is all about and why you should be concerned? Read this excellent article by EFA Board Member Angela Daly which analyses the threats that the TPP poses. Learn about the Our Fair Deal international coalition fighting … Continue reading

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By Angela Daly, Swinburne University of Technology. Angela is a Board Member of EFA.   This article was originally published on 24th May 2013 in:     Free trade: it sounds good for innovation, doesn’t it? Well, not necessarily – … Continue reading

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