Jan 302015
 
 January 30, 2015  Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Paul Farrell reports:

Australia’s Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) has called for journalists to be exempt from government access to phone and web data, warning that the government’s data retention proposal risks making it impossible for a free press to function.

The plan to retain web and phone data will mean that a range of telecommunications and service providers will need to keep an as-yet-unspecified set of data.

Read more on The Guardian.