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Optus says data retention is 'workable'

Australia's second-largest telco has joined its biggest rival in confirming the proposed set of data that the government wants telcos to retain for law-enforcement purposes is 'workable' for the company.

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Government surveillance requests to Telstra rise

As the Australian government looks to force telcos to retain customer data for law-enforcement investigations, the number of requests for customer data that Telstra is receiving from Australian law-enforcement agencies has risen in the last six months.

August 31, 2014

Government has no plans for 'Charlotte's Law'

There will be no changes to proposed anti-cyber bullying legislation, despite a strong campaign to get the Australian government to include adults as part of the legislation following the death of TV personality Charlotte Dawson.

April 14, 2014

Brandis sits on digital copyright review until 2014

Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said the government will not respond to a review of the Copyright Act until next year, and is unlikely to adapt the law for the digital age.

December 5, 2013

Vietnam to fine online critics of government

A new law passed this week will see online users who criticize the Vietnamese government face fines of US$4,740, but the new ruling lacks clarity over what comments would constitute a fine rather than imprisonment.

November 28, 2013 by

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