Monthly Archives: July 2014

By Thomas Karpiniec, Chair of EFA's Policy & Research Standing Committee. Last week, Attorney-General George Brandis introduced an omnibus bill to the Senate that seeks to update the legislation governing the operations of Australia‚Äôs intelligence services. Three weeks ago, we … Continue reading

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Social media companies, entrepreneurs, investors, and Internet user groups speak out about copyright dangers in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement With secretive TPP talks intensifying in Ottawa Canada, business leaders have sent a letter raising concerns about how the TPP … Continue reading

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Fairfax Media is today reporting that Australian police are receiving metadata dumps from mobile phone towers. These data dumps provide information about "the identity, activity and location of any phone that connects to targeted cell towers over a set span … Continue reading

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This article, by Jeremy Malcolm, was originally published on EFF's Deeplinks Blog. Jeremy is a former EFA Board Member and is currently Senior Global Policy Analyst at EFF. See the original article. What Does Copyright Have to Do With "Free … Continue reading

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[Update: in a doorstop interview on 2nd July, Attorney-General Brandis said the following: ATTORNEY-GENERAL: ¬†Legislation that I will be introducing into the Senate in the week after next will give effect to the recommendations, the 21 recommendations in Chapter-Four of … Continue reading

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