U.S. FCC repeal of Net Neutrality will have global consequences
Digital Rights in Australia: Report
Australian digital rights advocates today condemned the decision of the United States Federal Communications Commission to dismantle the agency’s 2015 Open Internet Order which required internet service providers to treat all internet traffic equally.
The University of Sydney have published a report into Digital Rights in Australia, which explores urgent questions about the nature of our rights now and into the future.
How forgetting passwords can be a good thing
PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy. It’s an encryption program that’s mainly used for email encryption, but it can be used for encrypting any sort of data.
Digital Rights Watch and Electronic Frontiers Australia urge the Australian Government to reinstate phone and internet access to asylum seekers
How VPNs can provide security, privacy and Netflix to your Internet connection
An open letter to Attorney General George Brandis
Digital Rights Watch and Electronic Frontiers Australia urge the Australian Government to ensure that the human rights of asylum seekers and refugees being held in offshore detention camps on Manus Island (Papua New Guinea) and Nauru are respected.
Australia to face human rights scrutiny in week of UN Human Rights Council vote
An open letter in relation to the treatment of peaceful activists protesting United States military operations facilitated by surveillance conducted at Australia’s Pine Gap facility.
Attacks on encryption
During the same week that Australia is expected to be granted a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council, an expert UN Committee will grill the Australian Government over its own human rights record.
Comprehensive national face database incompatible with a free society
A report on our recent event held at QUT on the state of encryption in Australia.
Australia’s leading privacy and civil liberties organisations condemn the decision by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to provide all images from state and territory driver’s licence databases to the federal National Facial Biometric Matching Capability.