Displaying items by tag: Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018

Victoria's information commissioner Sven Bluemmel has raised the possibility that a one-off hack, created to satisfy a demand by law enforcement that access be provided to a particular device, could well end up being re-used with modifications, resulting in a situation which the draft encryption bill has pledged to avoid - systemic weaknesses.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Big telcos Telstra and Optus have focused on how the Federal Government's encryption bill would affect their businesses in their submissions made to the public consultation on the draft bill, rather than the wider ramifications of the legislation.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:12

Encryption bill endorsed by govt party room

Barely one week of parliamentary sitting days after the date for comment ended, the Federal Government's party room has endorsed the contentious encryption bill and it could be introduced into the House of Representatives as early as Thursday.

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