Digital Rights Watch joined a panel workshop at the Australian Internet Governance Forum in October 2016, looking at the development of digital rights in Australia and assessing the current state of play.
Part CryptoParty, part symposium, Only Truth is a series of talks and practical guides that will equip the average internet user with information and open source tools to protect their communication, privacy, and security.
‘Lawfulness’ is routinely referred to by state agencies as the benchmark for appropriate surveillance. But how might the law, intended as a safeguard, actually be used to undermine a democratic system of checks and balances? This panel explores how laws protect the privacy of Australians against mass surveillance.