Mar 262015

Josh Taylor reports the bad news for Australia’s citizenry and journalists: The Australian government has relied on the votes of the Labor opposition to pass legislation on Thursday that will force telecommunications companies to retain customer data for two years for warrantless access by law enforcement. The legislation — which will see call records, [Read More…]

Mar 252015
 March 25, 2015  Laws No Responses »

From the snowball’s-chance-in-Hell dept.: Iain Thomson reports: A law bill introduced in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday seeks to abolish the Patriot Act, ban Uncle Sam from forcing backdoors into technology, and safeguard whistleblowers like Edward Snowden. […] This bipartisan bill, introduced today by Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) [Read More…]