WA Senate Re-election scorecard

As we’ve done with previous federal polls, EFA has rated a selection of the parties contesting this Saturday’s Western Australian half-Senate re-election. The Greens and the Pirate Party remain the stand-out choices for people concerned about digital rights, however the Secular Party, the Sex Party and the Wikileaks Party all score well, but have not articulated […]

Griffith By-Election Guide [Updated]

[UPDATE] We apologise, but we inadvertantly upgraded Labor on censorship from Red to Amber. This was an internal version control error and should not have happened. We have corrected this now. As we’ve done for the last two Federal Elections, we’re providing you with a guide as to how we rate the various party’s policies […]

EFA awards Senator for achievements in digital rights

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam said today that he was humbled to receive Electronic Frontiers Australia’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement award for services to digital rights at their 20th anniversary celebrations tonight. Founded in January 1994 to protect and promote the civil liberties of electronic communications systems users, EFA has grown to become the major voice in […]

Online surveillance: what is the Australian government hiding?

EFA has suspected since the existence of the NSA’s global internet surveillance program PRISM was revealed recently by whistleblower Ed Snowden, that Australian intelligence agencies have been receiving information from this program about Australians. Australian intelligence agencies have a long-established close working relationship with their counterparts in the US and other Anglosphere countries under an […]

Melbourne event: War on the Internet

War on the Internet Update: videos from this event are now available at: http://vimeo.com/efaoz Update: Julian Assange is recording a video that wll be played at this event.  For anyone unable to attend, we’ll be streaming the whole event here: http://www.livestream.com/efa_oz Electronic Frontiers Australia, in partnership with the Australian Greens, is proud to present: War […]