The FBI has succeeded in hacking into an iPhone that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook without Apple’s help. As a consequence, the FBI has dropped its legal case that was trying to force Apple to do what has … Continue reading

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In a recent edition of the New York Times, Matt Apuzzo reports that the Department of Justice is locked in a “prolonged standoff” with WhatsApp. The government is frustrated by its lack of real-time access to messages protected by the … Continue reading

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EFA is concerned about yesterday’s announcement that Tasmanian MP Andrew Nikolic is to be appointed as Chair of the critical Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. Mr Nikolic’s hard-line views on national security issues and his apparent disdain for … Continue reading

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I read the news headlines and sometimes it is hard to tell what decade we are in. Just over 20 years ago, the National Security Agency developed and tried to make standard an encryption device with a built-in backdoor called … Continue reading

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Hi. My name is Jore. I’m an artist, activist and independent film-maker from Melbourne. For the past 5 years, I’ve been working on my first feature-length documentary about the rapidly enveloping world of screens and digital technologies we find ourselves … Continue reading

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