Apr 04, 2019

No more WhatsApp? How the proposed encrypted message "The laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only laws that apply in Australia is the law of Australia," then-prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said when announcing the new laws in 2017. Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site The passage of the website-blocking laws follows a significant shift in internet policy in Australia, which has this year seen the introduction of new data retention laws requiring Australian Data and Digital Rights: Recent Australian Developments Papers in this special issue Introducing Australian internet policy: problems and prospects Angela Daly, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Julian Thomas, RMIT University, Australia The passage of Australia’s data retention regime: national security, human rights, and media scrutiny Nicolas Suzor, Queensland University of Technology, Workplace Privacy and Surveillance

"The laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only laws that apply in Australia is the law of Australia," then-prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said when announcing the new laws in 2017.

A key difference, and perhaps why the Australian attorney-general called this law “most likely a world first,” is the creation of a new category of content that is targeted by the law and the explicit expansive jurisdiction to conduct that occurs anywhere in the world. The German legislation, by contrast, relies on pre-existing criminal

Australia's new security laws explained

Workplace Privacy and Surveillance Australian laws regarding monitoring of employee Internet use New South Wales. In NSW, the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 came into effect on 7 October 2005. This Act regulates video surveillance, tracking and computer surveillance including the monitoring or recording of emails and access to internet … Govt expands socmed crackdown laws, including jail time