While this has been a difficult year for the digital rights agenda in Australia, 2016 looks much more promising. With an election looming in which innovation and ‘tech-savviness’ are likely to be regular talking points, it provides one of the best … Continue reading

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EFA welcomes the report of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights [PDF] which confirms that the protections for journalists included in this year’s mandatory data retention legislation are inadequate and may ‘limit the right to an effective remedy, fair … Continue reading

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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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Electronic Frontiers Australia, the nation’s leading voice for Digital Rights since 1994, has renewed its call for mandatory data breach notification laws following the release of a report showing 96% of Australians are in favour of the laws. The report … 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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