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A website has been set up to list links Google has removed from search results following the European 'right to be forgotten' ruling.
Updated: The Coalition's plan to dismantle the Labor-Greens majority NBN Senate committee in favour of a joint committee dominated by government MPs, with the help of Palmer United Party senators, has been delayed after the government lacked the votes in the Senate to pass the motion.
Australia may follow in the UK's footsteps in implementing data retention, but the government won't be rushed on it, according to Attorney-General George Brandis.
Records management specialist iCognition joined the Australia's Federal Government’s Multi Use List to position for the future, reports David Hazan.
The Australian government has defied a Senate motion calling for the release of the source code to the AEC's election vote counting software on fears the software could be manipulated or hacked.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
Providing police access to Opal card data without a warrant only happens as part of law enforcement, according to Transport for New South Wales.
Talking points obtained under Freedom of Information state that any mandatory data retention regime in Australia would be different to the European directive that was thrown out by the European Court of Justice.
FTC sues Amazon, China bickers with Apple, and MS looks into right-to-be-forgotten [Government IT Week]
There's a Zune or BlackBerry gag there, but we'll just let it pass. This week, Apple is not only the bling to swing in China, but is accused of being a national security concern. Mix location tracking with selfies and who knows what you'll get? Click on in to read some more worldwide IT government news.
Australian Labor MP and the chair of the committee that investigated Australia's telecommunications interception laws has called for the Coalition government to bring on data retention legislation.
An Australian parliamentary committee has recommended that new laws be put in place to prevent drones from invading people's privacy.
Samsung has achieved approval for Samsung Galaxy S5 use in Australian government agencies on an unclassified basis.
Dilma Rousseff releases first tech-related promise ahead of upcoming elections.
Italy's startup community is growing. Are recent government measures helping to foster growth, or are young companies succeeding despite them?
New Zealand's Labour Party promises direct, targeted support for the ICT sector including "garage grants" for very early stage entrepreneurs if elected to government.