Australian internet data tracking proposal seen as ‘a police state’

Proposed laws that would allow the web and telecommunications data of all Australians to be stored for two years have been dubbed ”characteristic of a police state”.The federal government has sent its contentious discussion paper on changes to the national security legislation to a parliamentary inquiry rather than introduce it as legislation. In July, the Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, acknowledged the privacy and financial costs of the scheme, saying ”the case has yet to be made” for the controversial plan.To continue reading this Fairfax Media report, go to:
www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/internet-data-tracking-proposal-seen-as-a-police-state-20120828-24yvn.html
www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/internet-data-tracking-proposal-seen-as-a-police-state-20120828-24yvn.html
www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technology/technology-news/internet-data-tracking-proposal-seen-as-a-police-state-20120828-24yvn.html

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