The Attorney General's Department can't keep your info safe, taxing props, the faltering Free Tommy movement.
Not merely was Attorney-General George Brandis required to support losing his key functions yesterday, he was required to explain why it was such a good idea.
Figures complied by Labor Senator Penny Wong's office show which department has the most outstanding questions left unanswered ...
It was a rather astonishing admission from the minister responsible for national security.
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.
The government proposes to ban attempts to strip anonymity from large datasets. But in doing so, it could also ban the best means of spotting security flaws.
The government has proposed that large corporations be allowed to buy their way out of prosecutions for major corporate crimes -- another win for the scandal-plagued banking industry.
Despite the promise that data retention would only be used for the most serious crimes, one agency wants to use it for trivial offences.