A group of privacy and rights organisations have called on Australian politicians to reject the encryption bill which was introduced into Parliament last week, as it creates insecurity by design which will get in the way of Australian companies who seek to do business in European markets.
The Federal Government's draft encryption bill could seriously damage Australia’s — and international — cyber security and, would act contrary to its stated aim of increasing security for Australians, a submission jointly made by the telco industry body Communications Alliance, the Australian Information Industry Association and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association claims.
The Australian Labor Party is extremely good at brinkmanship – waiting until the very last moment and then bending over backwards to comply with the demands of the government of the day. Where security matters are concerned, the tendency to have a backbone made of jelly is even more pronounced.
I worked for ASD. They should NEVER be allowed to be let loose on Australians.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
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