Surveillance Self-Defense Checklist

There are a few steps journalists, activists, and everyone else can take to maximize their security. These recommendations from the Intercept are grouped by difficulty level, starting with resources for beginners.

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Privacy Tools

privacytools.io is a socially motivated website that provides information for protecting your data security and privacy.

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Lack of oversight on offshoring of data retention shows scheme should be scrapped

Digital Rights Watch has renewed calls for Australia’s mandatory data retention scheme to be scrapped, after revelations that the Government has no oversight over whether telecommunication companies are storing data outside of Australia’s borders. “When this legislation was first introduced, it was predicated on telcos having to detail their data storage capacity, processes and security […]

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Watchlist: Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

Section 18C of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act makes it unlawful for a person to commit an act that offends, insults, humiliates or intimidates another based-on race on the internet. Why is this so controversial? Allow us to explain.

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