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Keane: will Brandis and Turnbull go after encryption next?

The growing use of encryption and anonymisation tools by companies and consumers is infuriating security agencies and the copyright industry. When will they move against them?

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Media Direct: towards better security for whistleblowers

How can whistleblowers and journalists protect themselves from casual snooping by security agencies? A new secure whistleblowing site offers some answers to the challenge of providing better security for media sources.

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AGD returns to data retention, wants Twitter, Facebook interception powers

The Attorney-General’s Department, chastened by its previous experience, wants to consult again on data retention — but also has Twitter and Facebook in its sights.

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Crikey Clarifier: how the FBI hacked users of Tor, the ‘secret internet’

If Tor keeps users of the “secret internet” hidden, how could the FBI have tracked them down? Yes, it is difficult, but anyone who is going up against world governments should be prepared to lose. Our resident techhead explains.

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Time for Tor at Thatcher’s funeral

Margaret Thatcher’s state funeral is attracting its share of protesters, most of whom are blithely posting their plans on social media. But the smart ones will turn to encrypted communication.

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Assembling the building blocks of global net regulation

It’s become clear that the Australian government is working to launch an international attack on online privacy.

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