Charter of Rights
The internet holds society together and the government is setting out to break it
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 […]
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.
Live Hack: Melbourne
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.
That Facebook data breach thing
Is your metadata a trail of breadcrumbs that anyone can follow? We’re partnering with Melbourne Knowledge Week to investigate the tracking capacity of the city of Melbourne.
Statement to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
Our take on the Facebook Cambridge Analytica data breach affair
Australian Privacy Foundation representatives Dr Adam Molnar and Dr Monique Mann recently gave evidence at the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry on the impact of new and emerging information and communications technology. They emphasized the importance of not undermining or weakening encryption.