As 2014 draws to a close, and EFA approaches its 21st birthday next month, we’ve been thinking about what we’d like to see happen in the year ahead. The Australian government seems intent on passing a series of laws (in … Continue reading

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This article, by Nicolas Suzor and Eleanor Angel from Queensland University of Technology was originally published on The Conversation on 11th December 2014. Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced yesterday that they expect internet service providers (ISPs) to … Continue reading

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This article, by Dan Hunter, from Swinburne University of Technology, was originally published at The Conversation. See the original article Rumours are flying that the government will introduce legislation before Christmas aimed at blocking certain websites, such as The Pirate … Continue reading

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This article, by Carly Nyst and Anna Fielder was originally published on 10th November 2014 on Privacy International's blog. Since the European Court of Justice in May ruled in the “right to be forgotten” case, there has been a dizzying amount of … Continue reading

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A discussion paper on Enhancing Online Safety for Children was released by the Commonwealth Department of Communications on Wednesday. The paper opens public consultation up on measures to improve the online safety of children in Australia, specifically: the establishment of a … Continue reading

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