tip off

Judicial tension stirs over the dark arts of surveillance practices

The United States National Security Agency is facing its first real legal challenge to its collection of citizens’ phone metadata. Journalist and law student Parashar Das has followed the cases from Australia.

READ MORE

In Timor-Leste, it’s spies like us … or like them, anyway

Will Australia have to give up more of the Timor Sea after being caught spying on Timor-Leste? Our foreign affairs expert visits the fledgling nation to gauge reaction to the spying revelations.

READ MORE

Snowden smashing the shackles of totalitarianism

Will Edward Snowden get a hero’s sendoff when he dies? Crikey’s writer-at-large hopes so, as he is a hero every bit as much as Mandela.

READ MORE

Crikey Calling: the government’s enemy within podcast

Is the ABC out to get the Coalition government? And will Indonesia ever forgive us? Crikey editor Jason Whittaker talks to politics editor Bernard Keane on the enemies within.

READ MORE

Essential: no, there’s no Labor revival

Voters don’t expect much the Abbott government when it comes to Indonesia — and they think damage as already been done, today’s Essential Report shows. But the public is fine with spying. Oh — and can the ‘Labor revival’ stories please. It’s not happening.

READ MORE

Abbott, that ‘coarse’ diplomat, is in an Indonesian pickle

It is becoming increasingly clear is that Australia’s close relationship to Indonesia, developed especially since Yudhoyono has been in office and at its strongest just a couple of months ago, may remain in reverse for a lot longer to come.

READ MORE

Spying is nothing new

Crikey readers talk debt, spying, and why it’s not worth paying for The Australian.

READ MORE

‘Spectacular’: a brief history of spying in the digital age

Should the telecommunications industry step in to control surveillance activities? It’s one solution to the unregulated spying happening around the world, writes Paul Budde.

READ MORE

Blame the media? ABC and Guardian defend spying revelations

The conservative media has wasted no time in declaring that our reputation with Indonesia is damaged, not because Australian spies have been listening in on the Indonesian President’s phone, but because media outlets revealed the tapped phone.

READ MORE

Australia fails to act on latest spying revelations

Australian representatives need to publicly apologise for surveillance activities in Indonesia, if there’s to be any chance of salvaging the relationship between the two countries.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...