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This Australian spying agency’s tell-all should make a good read

This Australian spying agency’s tell-all should make a good read

A history of the Australian Signals Directorate should address the blurring of lines between national security and commercial espionage revealed by Edward Snowden.

Mooted spy powers would deliver heaven for commercial spies

Mooted spy powers would deliver heaven for commercial spies

The expansion of the powers of the Australian Signals Directorate would establish a new golden era of commercial espionage in Australia — and damage Australian companies.

Will the mainstream media redeem itself on Assange?

Will the mainstream media redeem itself on Assange?

WikiLeaks' former major publishing partners were quick to turn their backs on Julian Assange, but they have a duty to stand up for investigative journalism.

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

This is Australian politics' biggest scandal, and the most powerful people in the country are ensuring you know as little about it as possible.

Hackers’ attack on ‘democracy’ spotlights the government’s contempt for privacy

Hackers’ attack on ‘democracy’ spotlights the government’s contempt for privacy

Politicians can't keep their own data secure — and certainly not that of voters. Don't listen when they tell you to hand over your personal data because "it's safe".

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

Lurid reports of Chinese hacking omit that we engage in exactly the same — and occasionally worse — cyber-espionage.

James Ricketson trial not about espionage, but policing thought

James Ricketson trial not about espionage, but policing thought

The Australian filmmaker has been labelled “a pawn in Cambodia's fierce domestic crackdown”, as press freedom advocates condemn his six-year sentence.

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.

Crikey Worm: Australia is going on a spy hunt

Crikey Worm: Australia is going on a spy hunt

Good morning, early birds. Senior security and intelligence personnel discuss a dramatic change to the way Australia deals with suspected foreign spies. Plus, Australia delivers "one of the worst aid projects in the South Pacific". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Was Rupert Murdoch lured into a honey trap with a Chinese spy?

Was Rupert Murdoch lured into a honey trap with a Chinese spy?

The Wall Street Journal claims Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, Wendi Deng, is a spy. We take a look back at how their relationship blossomed to begin with.