PJCIS hearings on Assistance and Access Bill
Slow down, stop and listen
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.
Sleepwalking into a digital dystopia
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, […]
Tell Labor to defend encryption
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 […]
The internet holds society together and the government is setting out to break it
Stand up and tell Labor that you don’t support efforts to break encryption.
Defend encryption in Australia
The Australian Government has finally released its draft bill on encryption, which would see law enforcement granted unprecedented new powers, including the ability to crack open encrypted communication.
Joint call to G20 Leaders
Stand up and tell the government that you don’t support efforts to break encryption.
How to opt-out of the federal medical database
Digital Rights Watch has joined over 100 organisations in appealing to G20 leaders to bring human rights to the centre of our digital future.
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.
The State of Digital Rights
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.
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.