New report reveals dangerous lack of oversight of secret global surveillance networks, opening the door to human rights abuses
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.
Submission to Inquiry into new Information Communication Technologies and Law Enforcement
Our submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee’s review of the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017.
Submission to Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017
Our joint submission to the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement’s Inquiry into new Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the challenges facing law enforcement agencies.
The Role of Encryption in Australia
Digital Rights Watch’s submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee in relation to the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017.
Report: Australia’s Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Encryption is essential to the digital society, and encryption is only effective if it is robust. A new memo on the Role of Encryption in Australia from Access Now.
Cross-border access to data: Council of Europe submission
This report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee examines Australia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
A global coalition of civil society organisations have submitted to the Council of Europe its comments on how protect human rights when developing new rules on cross-border access to electronic evidence.