The nationwide outage of Australia’s second-largest telecommunications companies should prompt a reconsideration of bringing these essential services under public ownership, argues Isaac Nellist.
The wholesale, indiscriminate retention of telecommunications data continues to excite legislators and law enforcement in Europe and elsewhere, despite legal challenges, reports Binoy Kampmark.
The Australian laws covering data protection are woefully inadequate and outdated. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Current laws regulating how data is managed by corporations and government organisations fail to fully protect consumers. Sonia Hickey reports.