Lurid reports of Chinese hacking omit that we engage in exactly the same — and occasionally worse — cyber-espionage.
Crikey readers discuss the folly of the government's impending encryption bill and fracking in WA.
Good morning, early birds. The government is set to pass a wide-reaching encryption bill after a backflip from Labor, documents detail the secret Home Affairs body who determine medical transfers from Nauru and Manus, and the first conviction challenge is launched following the Lawyer X scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey readers discuss anti-encryption and freedom of religion laws.
A new report suggests that the vast majority of Australians don't want to sign away their data, but feel helpless to protect it.
Digital rights organisations and activists were quick to point out their invites to the Melbourne brunch event appeared to have been “misrouted”, writes freelance journalist Asher Wolf.
George Pell is set to return to Australia to face historical sex charges, Tony Abbott goes off the deep end, and the ASD is given more cybersecurity powers. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.