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Although there is no legislation set up to allow widespread data retention, the Australian Federal Police is setting up systems that will allow it to analyse traffic, and capture and retain metadata.
ZDNetGovWeek: Amazon may save USPS, Healthcare.gov can't catch a break, and what if weapons inspectors came to your company?
It's been an interesting week. Amazon may well save America's flagging postal service, and a wacky, long-shot cyberweapons defense proposal could have weapons inspectors knocking on everyone's door. Plus a little NSA and news from govs around the world.
A report commissioned by the ACMA has found that almost half of all Australians lack the confidence to provide accurate information online.
A man reportedly linked to Anonymous and a string of recent cyberattacks has been charged. 5 other suspects are in custody over the hacking of the official sites of Singapore's prime minister and president.
We laughed at the tin foil nutters, called them crazy, but now that it's been found that the US is spying on everyone, of course they're nowhere in sight now that we need them.
Surveillance practices should be reviewed with an eye towards human rights, UN draft resolution says.
Healthcare.gov can't catch a break.
Moxie Marlinspike, a respected cryptographic software expert, argues that Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s favorite "secure" email service whose owner shut it down rather than give the NSA the keys to his store, wasn't really secure anyway.
Individual national strategies for 'cyber resilience' have no place on the borderless internet.
Cupertino wants to make it clear that it opposes Washington's "gag order" about certain national security orders.
Okta is tapping into a growing trend among enterprise software providers to basically offer customers with as many choices as they want.
Well, would you look at this: a government embarrassment that's neither NSA nor healthcare.gov related. Sure, we'd love to write about positive government events, but the news cycle is the news cycle. For the latest dose of how your tax dollars are not working all that well, read this week's ZDNetGovWeek.
Annoying commercial cookies might be on their way out, but it's all because Facebook, Google and Microsoft have better ways to track you.
Kim Dotcom's Mega service has been accused of facilitating the piracy of Man Booker award winning novel The Luminaries, by Eleanore Catton, but Mega's accuser is now facing probing questions himself.
CircleCI has had to take action similar to Buffer after also being affected by the compromise at MongoHQ.