Submission to PJCIS on the Assistance and Access Bill 2018
Submission to Home Affairs on the Assistance and Access Bill 2018
On 14 August 2018, the Department of Home Affairs released an exposure draft of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018. Submissions to the exposure draft closed on the 10th of September 2018. Less than two weeks after the close of submissions, the Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton introduced a […]
Submission to Inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 Federal Election
On 14 August 2018, the Department of Home Affairs released an exposure draft of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018. Digital Rights Watch collaborated with Australian Privacy Foundation, Electronic Frontiers Australia, Future Wise, The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, The New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, Access Now and […]
Submission to copyright modernisation consultation
Our submission to the federal inquiry into the 2016 Federal Election.
The State of Digital Rights
The Department of Communication and the Arts undertook a consultation into copyright modernisation, and Digital Rights Watch provided a submission to this process.
New report reveals dangerous lack of oversight of secret global surveillance networks, opening the door to human rights abuses
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.
Submission to UN inquiry into the right to privacy in a digital age
An unprecedented international collaborative investigation carried out by 40 NGOs in 42 countries has identified alarming weaknesses in the oversight arrangements that are supposed to govern the sharing of intelligence between state intelligence agencies.
Statement to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
Digital Rights Watch’s submission to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ inquiry into human rights challenges relating to the right to privacy in the digital age.
Submission to Review of the Copyright Online Infringement Amendment
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.
Submission to the Inquiry into the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017
The Department of Communications and the Arts is undertaking a review of the Copyright Online Infringement Amendment, and Digital Rights Watch has provided evidence to this process.
Our submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee’s review of the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.