Political parties are targeting you
Save Australian Tech
This election, you may have noticed that you’ve been inundated with targeted adverts from political parties, interest groups and individual candidates, who are all using Facebook microtargeting in their strategies to influence voters. For the past week, we’ve been running our own advertising campaign, to draw attention to this practice, to educate people that it […]
Federal Election 2019
The Australian technology sector is generating new jobs and creating the industries that will house the jobs of the future. But new laws passed by the Australian Government are risking this critical industry – and at the same time undermining Australian citizens’ rights to privacy and an open and secure internet. Our technology sector is […]
As Australians consider how to cast their votes in the 2019 Federal Election, we wanted to ensure that some key digital rights policies are highlighted and addressed. That’s why we’ve compiled a handy scorecard of the major political party’s stance on these policy areas: Protecting privacy, including policies on metadata retention, facial recognition and internet […]
Tell Labor to defend encryption
In December 2018, the Australian Parliament passed laws designed to compel device manufacturers and service providers to assist law enforcement in accessing encrypted information. Although apparently developed to allow government agencies access to criminals’ encrypted communications, the Assistance and Access Act grants broad, sweeping powers to government agencies that will harm the security and stability […]
Charter of Rights
Stand up and tell Labor that you don’t support efforts to break encryption.
Defend encryption in Australia
Our lives are better when we all treat each other with respect and compassion. That’s why it’s so important the values that everyone holds dear – like fairness and equality – are properly protected. But all too often, our political ‘leaders’ let us down. Together we can change this. We need an Australian Charter of […]
How to opt-out of the federal medical database
Stand up and tell the government that you don’t support efforts to break encryption.
Digital rights groups launch campaign to protect encryption
From today, you can choose whether or not you will be included in the largest mandatory medical database in Australian history. We’re encouraging you to consider opting out.
Internet-wide day of action for net neutrality
Join with us and call on the Australian Government to support encryption and to reject any moves to undermine the security of our digital infrastructure.
On July 12th, the Internet will come together to defend net neutrality. Join us.