May 2, 2017 6
The Australian Federal Police's casual dismissal of a serious breach of data retention laws is appropriate given the way those laws were passed.
April 20, 2017 3
Ditching controversial plans to allow metadata to be accessed in civil suits is part of a longer game for more power by Attorney-General George Brandis.
March 3, 2017 1
Why did Rudd intervene so strongly in the Israel-Palestine debate? ... govt spying data still secret ... Charles Blackman too rude for Facebook ...
March 1, 2017 6
Now that we know ASIO has pursued journalists' sources using data retention laws, did George Brandis comply with his own law requiring him to tell a parliamentary committee about it?
February 23, 2017 1
One concerned constituent has written to her local Senator, Eric Abetz, about the matter of data storage under the mandatory data retention regime.
February 23, 2017 7
Sniping and undermining ... Milo's last friend ... no one likes Henry ...
February 16, 2017 8
Where is your personal data stored under the government's data retention regime? The government admits it has no idea -- and that's not about to change.
January 24, 2017 3
Because it's probably going to happen.
December 21, 2016 3
Metadata inquiry ... whither the Labor Herald ... has Sky boned Chris Kennny? ...
November 17, 2016 6
Revelations of trafficking of Australians' metadata illustrate that data retention -- which has no benefits for law enforcement -- is a serious threat to Australians.
November 7, 2016 11
While the Prime Minister panders to opponents of the Racial Discrimination Act, much worse threats to free speech go unmentioned.
September 7, 2016 1
The Age publishes full frontal nudity ... Leyonhjelm whitesplains racism ... F-35 does not have "functioning and accurate gun" ...
September 5, 2016 3
The big telcos have been given millions of dollars in order to keep your personal information for the government to access anytime it wants, without a warrant. Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.
August 24, 2016
Do you have the right to get a log of websites you visit on your mobile? How about all the cell towers pinged by your phone?
August 17, 2016
Crikey readers discuss the previous day's edition.
August 16, 2016 1
Freedom Boy on the loose ... about data retention ... Greens settle their preselection battle ...
August 16, 2016
How much are Labor's amendments worth? We may soon find out if the AFP wants to access Guardian journalists' metadata.
July 14, 2016 13
Compelling Australians to give their names to the census taker is unconstitutional, writes Bill McLennan, Australian Statistician 1995-2000.
March 24, 2016 2
Don't worry, Border Force will tell all ... swipe right ... Peace Centre under threat ...
March 21, 2016 4
What if your 250g rib-eye is actually 230g? Surely that is enough of a fear to warrant (as it were) access to everyone's metadata?