The latest mass shooting in Las Vegas over the weekend has provided an opportunity for Prime Minister Turnbull to increase focus on the National Facial Biometric Matching Capability at the Coalition of Australian Governments counter-terror meeting scheduled to occur tomorrow … Continue reading

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Our Executive Officer Jon Lawrence joined Jane Hebiton on Perth's RTR FM yesterday to discuss the government's plans to force providers to give access to encrypted communications. You can listen to the podcast here.             … Continue reading

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Today, 83 organisations and individuals from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States have sent letters to their respective governments insisting that government officials defend strong encryption. The letter comes on the heels of a meeting … Continue reading

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The Australian government wants the ability to read messages kept secret by encryption in the name of aiding criminal investigations. But just how it proposes to do this is unclear. As Australian Attorney-General George Brandis recently told Fairfax: At one … Continue reading

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Open Rights Group condemns the appalling attack at London Bridge; this is not only a violent assault on individual lives but an attack against the freedom and security we enjoy in the UK. It is disappointing that in the aftermath … Continue reading