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Data retention reforms pushed through by Government committee

Telcos may soon be forced to retain metadata thanks to reforms pushed through by the Government's National Security Committee.

By 5 August 2014

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Australian AG scraps ISP data retention plans

The Australian government has said that it will not move forward with plans for a mandatory data retention scheme.

By 24 June 2013

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Congressman endorses data retention law, then backs away

A key Republican politician alarmed lobbyists trying to update a 1986 electronic privacy law by suggesting a data retention requirement should be attached. Then his aides said he misspoke.

By 20 March 2013

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​Anti-terror laws propose data retention and 'no-knock warrant' powers

The parliament is considering new counter-terrorism legislation that would extend law enforcement powers for data retention and allow police to search premises without presenting a warrant.

By 24 September 2014

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Vodafone scheme to link browsing history to individual customers

Vodafone has told a Senate Committee hearing on data retention that it is currently working on scheme to match an "IP identifier" to individual customers' browsing history.

By 26 September 2014

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​Leaked whitepaper defines metadata for the first time

A leaked document from the Attorney-General's Department has clarified the mandatory data retention debate, outlining the nature of 'metadata'.

By 1 September 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

Australia's security chief is "not quite sure" why data retention is an issue, while the former head of the CIA says "we kill people based on metadata". So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By 13 August 2014

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iiNet "furious" over slow NBN rollout

Despite a strong year for the ISP, iiNet's CEO has said he is "furious" about the slow rollout of the NBN in Australia, and "frustrated" by proposed data retention policies.

By 21 August 2014

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Turnbull clarifies metadata debate, rules out browsing history

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stepped in to clarify the debate around data retention, denying that browsing history would be recorded.

By 8 August 2014

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Brandis fumbles on metadata, puts browsing history on the table

The Attorney General has struggled to define metadata and the parameters of a data retention scheme, saying web addresses would be caught in the net.

By 7 August 2014