Tag Archives: democracy

In the last year, the world has learned that mass surveillance by governments knows no bounds. Today, 11th February, internet users around the world are standing together. Individuals, civil society organisations, and thousands of websites will let the world’s governments … Continue reading

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Ever since Edward Snowden's first NSA spying revelations, the Australian Signals Directorate (formerly Defence Signals Directorate, DSD hereafter) has been implicated as a complicit 'Five Eyes' partner. The Guardian has today released shocking new information from Snowden showing just how complicit DSD has been. These … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontiers Australia today supports Board Member and University of Queensland lecturer Dr. Sean Rintel’s argument for increased public consultation in the upcoming NBN strategic review in the face of criticism from Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull. Dr. Rintel made … Continue reading

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This article by EFA Board Member Sean Rintel was originally published at The Conversation. Read the original article. Australian social media users and civil society groups are mobilising against LNP Communication spokesperson Malcolm Turnbull’s claim today that “democracy has spoken” on the issue of the … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontiers Australia this week signed onto the International Principles of the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, a set of international due process principles designed to protect privacy in the face of government surveillance. The 13 point statement … Continue reading

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