Everyone who has been a long time Signal user has been getting a bunch of notifications recently to let them know that [insert random contact here] has recently joined Signal. It’s all part of the recent exodus to Signal from … Continue reading

Australia, 17 April 2020 - Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) calls on the Australian government to start talking meaningfully and in detail to technologists, rights advocates, and the general public about its proposed contact tracing app. “The government has for some … Continue reading

Digital rights groups Electronic Frontiers Australia and Future Wise today expressed their disappointment in the management of privacy and security of the My Health Record system, as highlighted by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)’s report released on Monday 25 … Continue reading

Australia, Melbourne — Monday 26 August 2019 — EFA, Future Wise, Digital Rights Watch and APF today call again for a comprehensive review of privacy provisions for healthcare data. Following the HealthEngine scandal in 2018, and the recent use of … Continue reading

Electronic Frontiers Australia, the premier digital rights body promoting and protecting digital rights since 1994, condemns the actions today of the Australian Federal Police in executing a raid of journalist Annika Smethurst in apparent retaliation for her story exposing plans … Continue reading