Monday is the last day on which Australians can submit their statements of support or opposition to the proposed Assistance and Access bill which seeks to force people or organisations to allow access to encrypted communications.
Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has urged Australians to comment on the government's draft encryption bill and ask Parliament to avoid mandating backdoors in applications that provide encryption.
The governments of the Five Eyes countries — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand — have warned tech companies that they must voluntarily enable access to products sold in these five countries, else they will be forced to do so in cases deemed necessary.
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