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North Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with US

North Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures.

By 21 December 2014

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of tax avoidance inquiry

Major corporations such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope as the Senate targets multinational companies for tax avoidance.

By 3 October 2014

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The IT pricing inquiry one year on: Aussies still paying more

It's been 12 months since the parliamentary inquiry into the so-called 'Australia Tax' delivered its findings -- but has anything changed?

By 29 July 2014

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Shorten raises concerns about cost and scope of data retention

The Leader of the Opposition has written to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to raise concerns about proposed metadata laws and to protest Government attempts to "politicise" data retention.

By 16 February 2015

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Scott Ludlam exposes raft of ways to circumvent data retention

While the Government wants Australian telcos and ISPs to store metadata, Senator Scott Ludlam has pointed out the vast array of common services Australians could use to skirt around data retention laws.

By 3 February 2015

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720,000 warrantless metadata requests leads to calls for greater oversight

Legal experts are calling for greater oversight of mandatory data retention after documents revealed that police made more than 720,000 warrantless requests for metadata access over the past 5 years.

By 28 January 2015

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AG's Department rejects calls for metadata warrants

The Attorney-General's Department has warned that requiring a warrant for accessing metadata would be an unnecessary burden for law enforcement and security agencies.

By 22 January 2015

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Google wants to limit 'right to be forgotten' requests to Europe

Google's legal chief says the search giant will review what others have to say about its policy, but the company maintains its "strong view" on handling website removal requests.

By 21 January 2015

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Web giants demand more transparency on spy inquiries

In an open letter, some of the biggest names in tech, along with leading advocacy groups, ask Congress to expedite the right to be transparent about government surveillance of users.

By 1 October 2013

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James Franco thanks 'President Obacco' for saving 'The Interview'

After President Obama called him "James Flacco," the actor takes to Instagram to cheer the intended screening of his movie.

By 24 December 2014