Jay Bregman believes that drone makers will pay for the tech needed to curtail issues with safety and privacy and to comply with the law. Call it regulatory engineering.
Victoria has passed changes to the Crimes Act that rule out distribution of "intimate images" and even the threat to distribute images, making unwanted sexting against the law.
ISPs and telcos could soon be required to retain customer metadata for two years, thanks to legislation introduced to parliament by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull. But while Turnbull says the requirements are nothing new, the AFP has piracy in its sights.
The AFP has revealed it used a section of the Telecommunications Act, traditionally used to block child pornography websites, to target the spread of malware.
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has called on internet advocates to fight new data retention laws in the best way they know how -- through a wave of memes directed at politicians in Canberra.
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.
Dun dun! Tywin Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Oberyn Martell, and Bronn join Ice-T in this clever tribute to "Game of Thrones."
The ALRC has proposed new legal protections against "invasions of privacy" in the digital era, holding companies such as Facebook and Google to account for their involvement in breaches.
Thanks to the introduction of a new law in Victoria, teens found 'sexting' are no longer automatically deemed criminals or sex offenders.
Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.