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WikiLeaks Party’s ‘administrative errors’ incense Greens

WikiLeaks Party’s ‘administrative errors’ incense Greens

Bernard Keane August 19, 2013 41 Comments

A decision by the WikiLeaks Party to direct preferences away from Julian Assange's strongest political supporter has incensed supporters. They should have known better.

Data retention net tightens on Attorney-General’s Department

Bernard Keane July 8, 2013 1 Comment

The Attorney-General's Department has admitted it did more on data retention than it claimed to a parliamentary committee.

Attorney-General’s Department: hiding a data retention gargoyle?

Attorney-General’s Department: hiding a data retention gargoyle?

Bernard Keane June 20, 2013 3 Comments

Questions continue to grow about the extent of the Attorney-General Department's work on data retention, and whether it is hiding it from scrutiny. Is AGD quietly developing legislation on data retention?

The bureaucrats and the strange case of the vanishing meetings

Bernard Keane May 30, 2013 1 Comment

Evidence to a Senate committee from Attorney-General's officials about its data retention preparations sits poorly with what we already know.

Revealed: Australian spies seek power to break into Tor

Revealed: Australian spies seek power to break into Tor

Bernard Keane May 30, 2013 6 Comments

The Attorney-General's Department has admitted data retention will be "trivially easy" to avoid and that intelligence services want to be able to break into encrypted internet systems like Tor.

Greens try for rebranding in the face of a falling vote

Greens try for rebranding in the face of a falling vote

Bernard Keane February 20, 2013 22 Comments

The Greens are on track to underperform compared with the 2010 election. In which case, getting your competitor to differentiate you isn't such a bad strategy.

And softly went our privacy into the night

Bernard Keane August 23, 2012 39 Comments

Little concern appeared to attend another significant extension of the powers of intelligence and law enforcement agencies yesterday.

Greens back Assange asylum plea, but US has already won

Bernard Keane June 21, 2012 29 Comments

Green Senator Scott Ludlam has backed Julian Assange's claim that he has been abandoned by the government.

The political nous of a goldfish

Crikey January 25, 2012 4 Comments

Crikey readers have their say.

Greens MP fears phone was hacked in WikiLeaks exchange

Andrew Crook January 24, 2012 19 Comments

West Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam says his iPhone may have been hacked by the federal government so it could keep tabs on an internet activist.