Communications Alliance chairman John Stanton says the fact that the latest report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on the encryption law contains more than 100 pages about issues and problems that stakeholders have identified with the legislation was troubling.
The latest review into the Federal Government's encryption law, passed on 6 December last year, has made just three recommendations, none of which affect the actual text or definitions in the law, according to a 136-page report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security released on Thursday.
The Federal Government has taken the easy way out in dealing with issues around its encryption law and kicked it down the road, leaving it for the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor to deal with by April 2020.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
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