Global trends point towards increased surveillance and censorship. Australia is no different.
Many prominent Australian politicians' websites are not secured, putting anyone who contacts them online at risk.
Politicians love to fawn over the IT sector, but a bipartisan bill passed yesterday ensures it is never taken seriously.
It's high time Labor cut the bullshit and admitted they're just as committed to creating a police state as their opponents.
Good morning, early birds. The government's anti-encryption bill is set to be passed today after last-minute recommendations were tabled, the Coalition calls for voter ID laws to counter "mistrust of politicians", and Indigenous and LGBTIQ storytelling cleans up at the AACTAs. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Australia is yet again the idiot of the global village, handing hackers and criminals a big win with its encryption backdoor legislation. Why are we so dumb?
Crikey readers discuss encryption legislation, Julia Banks and the ABC.
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.