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India to seek US help in monitoring Web chats

Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.

December 3, 2013 by

China considering personal data law

Country's existing laws lack specific rules and definition for crimes related to personal data, which makes it tougher for law enforcement officers to convict criminals, report states.

July 3, 2012 by

Roxon goes public on data retention

The Federal Government wants to canvas public opinion on controversial data-retention proposals that would potentially require telecommunications companies to store customer data for up to two years.

May 3, 2012

Lax data privacy laws hurt Australia

Australia may be setting a bad example and limiting its options when it comes to providing offshore services due to a lack of strong data protection laws according to the Council of Europe head of data protection and cybercrime division Alexander Seger.

February 9, 2012 by

Australia pressured on data breach laws

Data breach notifications have been flagged as one of the pressing issues to be tackled under a multinational joint action plan outlined by the attorneys general of the US, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia last week.

July 17, 2011 by

Tougher cybercrime laws hit parliament

The Federal Government will today introduce tougher cybercrime laws into parliament that will require internet service providers to retain data on customers when requested by authorities across the globe.

June 21, 2011 by

Data retention not blanket, but targeted

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will only be required to retain data for targeted individuals who are being investigated for serious crimes under the European Convention on Cybercrime, the Attorney-General's department has told a joint committee tribunal.

March 24, 2011 by

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