This article, by Angela Daly from EFA's Policy & Research Standing Committee, was originally published on the St James Ethics Centre website. Big Data is one of the current much-hyped and much-talked-about technology trends, along with the Internet of Things, wearable … Continue reading

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This post, by Amul Kalia, was originally published on EFF's Deeplinks blog on 29th October 2014.  Australian authorities are using many of the same arguments, including to justify the mandatory data retention legislation introduced into parliament last week. Recently, FBI … Continue reading

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This post is by Thomas Karpiniec, Chair of EFA's Policy & Research Committee. On Friday Facebook announced that they are making their website available as a Tor hidden service. This will improve the Facebook experience for anyone who uses Tor … Continue reading

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As AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin confirmed to a press conference in Canberra yesterday, mandatory data retention will include data that will enable copyright holders to chase people they believe have infringed their copyright. Communications Minister Turnbull tried to play this down, … Continue reading

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