PJCIS hearings on Assistance and Access Bill
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Angus Murray, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Justin Clacherty appear before the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security, to outline civil society concerns with the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018. The transcript of this session is available here. Read more in our joint submission to the committee.

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Slow down, stop and listen

Consumers, human rights groups, industry, telcos and technology companies join forces to sound alarm at Government’s spyware legislation A diverse group of consumer representatives, human rights organisations, industry, technology and telecommunications companies has today joined forces under the banner Alliance for a Safe and Secure Internet with a plea to the Government to slow down, […]

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Sleepwalking into a digital dystopia
Image: Binoculars / flickr

We’re in the midst of a worsening democracy deficit, and you need look no further to see this on full display than within the shambolic process around the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill. This Bill will introduce unprecedented new powers for government and law enforcement, and Coalition politicians are treating the […]

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Joint call to G20 Leaders
G20 protests in London, 2009. Image: Kashfi Halford

Digital Rights Watch has joined over 100 organisations in appealing to G20 leaders to bring human rights to the centre of our digital future.

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The State of Digital Rights

Today, we’re proud to release the State of Digital Rights report, which outlines the many ways Australians’ rights are being impacted by the activities of private companies and governments in the online world.

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