Digital Rights News: 12th December 2013

Your Digital Rights News Update: 12th December 2013

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NEWS FROM EFA

Blog posts and other updates from EFA.

EFA'S NEW CHAIR

29th November: EFA's new Chair, Dr Sean Rintel, held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit

SURVEILLANCE

2nd December: Australians deserve a surveillance oversight inquiry

NELSON MANDELA

6th December: Vale Nelson Mandela, Icon of Freedom

EFA SPEAK OUT #1: SENATOR SCOTT LUDLAM

9th December: Scott Ludlam joins EFA to discuss a wide range of digital rights issues

EFA IN THE NEWS

2nd December: Ten Late News
EFA calls for surveillance inquiry

2nd December: ABC 7.30
Should Australians be concerned by latest spying revelations?

2nd December: News.com.au
Governments amassing more information on its citizens than ever before

2nd December: The Wire (Community Radio)
The 'smoking gun' of Australian intelligence? Our metadata exposed

3rd December: The Guardian
Data seizures a 'gross intrusion' into privacy, civil liberties groups say

3rd December: The Guardian - Comment is Free
Eight ways to protect your privacy online

3rd December: Business Spectator
EFA calls for Australian spying inquiry

NEWS FROM ELSEWHERE

Articles and updates from other sites we think will interest you.

POLITICS

4th December: Inside Story
The Brandis Agenda

SURVEILLANCE

28th November: The Guardian (originally published in The Spectator)
Stop attacking Aunty: in defence of the ABC and Guardian Australia

2nd December: The Guardian
The privacy of ordinary Australians is under serious threat - Geoffrey Robertson QC

2nd December: How does the NSA break SSL?

5th December: New Matilda
The Public Deserves A Spy Inquiry Now

6th December: RT.COM
‘Nothing is beyond our reach’: Evil octopus strangling the world becomes latest US intelligence seal

6th December: Thehill.com
Patriot Act author: Obama’s intel czar should be prosecuted

10th December: The Guardian
International bill of digital rights: call from 500 writers around the world

10th December: The Guardian
Australian authors join call for UN bill of digital rights to protect privacy

10th December: itNews
Labor, Coalition reject electronic surveillance committee

10th December: The Guardian
Twitter, Facebook and more demand sweeping changes to US surveillance

COPYRIGHT

10th December: Business Spectator
Australia not following US lead on copyright: TPP leak

NBN

28th November: Brisbane Times
Coalition's slower NBN will 'make less money'

3rd December: Delimiter
Senate to force Turnbull to publish NBN Review