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retention

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By March 26, 2015

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Let slip the doges of war: Australian Senator calls for meme protest of data retention laws

An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.

By October 2, 2014

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

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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The 404 1,525: Where we press 1 for retention (podcast)

An at-home DNA test that determines the future of your marriage, iPad fingerprints as art, a cringeworthy call to Comcast drags on and on, and an infographic platform game coming to Vita.

By July 16, 2014

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The 404 1,525: Where we press 1 for retention

An at-home DNA test that determines the future of your marriage, iPad fingerprints as art, a cringeworthy call to Comcast drags on and on, and an infographic platform game coming to Vita.

By July 16, 2014

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G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.

By March 30, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Meerkat vs. Periscope, and Facebook's grand VR plans

Is Meerkat's dominance of the live-streaming mobile video market over? Also, Facebook talks more about Oculus, and its high-flying Wi-Fi drones. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By March 27, 2015

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Comcast hires more Twitterers to soothe the kvetchers

Technically Incorrect: A company with a poor reputation for customer service announces it's tripling the number of social media agents talking directly with customers.

By March 23, 2015

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Meet the drones patrolling Barcelona's sewers

The largest city on the Mediterranean Sea sits on giant flood-battling rainfall tanks, patrolled by drones to see what's going on in the sewers.

By March 3, 2015

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Grandma accidentally sends rent check to Comcast (Comcast cashes it)

Technically Incorrect: A 79-year-old New Mexico woman makes a mistake. Initially, Comcast refuses to refund her the money back in cash, instead offering a credit on her account.

By February 13, 2015