North Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures.
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.
It's been 12 months since the parliamentary inquiry into the so-called 'Australia Tax' delivered its findings -- but has anything changed?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After President Obama called him "James Flacco," the actor takes to Instagram to cheer the intended screening of his movie.