Internet Australia has labeled the legislation bringing in new site blocking powers as a measure too extreme, likening it to using a machine gun to shoot rabbits.

Published in Technology Regulation

The chief of the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) has again criticised the federal government’s data retention legislation, raising concerns that the legislation risks “unintended consequences” that will hurt Internet users.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Proposals to require service providers to retain communications metadata are essential and proportionate but the AFP is not looking for bittorrent downloaders and is not interested in mass surveillance, according to an Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner.

Published in Technology Regulation
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