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Electronic Frontiers Australia – the country’s leading digital rights advocacy organisation –welcomes today’s passage of important updates to Australia’s Copyright Act and calls for urgent progress towards more comprehensive reform that will make Australia’s copyright system fit for purpose in … Continue reading

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EFA welcomes the Labor Party's decision to adopt an amendment to its platform that calls for a review of the data retention legislation passed in March this year. As a long-standing opponent of mandatory data retention, EFA remains committed to … Continue reading

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The government is pressing ahead with its plans to rush the data retention legislation through the Parliament, with a vote due in the House of Representatives this week. This is despite them having not yet published their amendments resulting from … Continue reading

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By Alex Schlotzer, Board Member – Electronic Frontiers Australia Right now the Government is proposing to introduce a mandatory, society-wide regime for the retention of communications data (‘metadata’) for two years. In the latest public hearing into the Government’s proposed … Continue reading

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On 29th July 2014, EFA Executive Officer Jon Lawrence and Alex Vulkanovski from EFA's Policy & Research Standing Committee testified before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee in relation to the Committee's Inquiry into the Comprehensive revision of the Telecommunications (Interception … Continue reading

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