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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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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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Verizon's subscriber growth cools as rivals turn up the heat

But the nation's largest wireless did post a profit for the second quarter and phone subscriber growth that topped expectations.

By July 21, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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Goldfish have a better attention span than you, smartphone user

A study from Microsoft claims mobile devices have shortened the average human attention span to just eight...SQUIRREL!

By May 18, 2015

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Fake cactuses host hidden license-plate cameras in Arizona town

Arizona drivers with stolen license plates should be wary of cactuses. One town has installed cameras tucked away in faux versions of the spiny plants.

By May 11, 2015