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Data retention related articles :(

CowsWithGuns

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Article dump on this, its really bloody disappointing tbh.

http://www.businessspectator.com.au...data-retention-legislation-through-parliament

http://junkee.com/remember-when-malcolm-turnbull-used-to-call-data-retention-a-terrible-idea/44176

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-30/bradley-data-retention-no-proper-case-made/5855110

http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2014/10/a...e-we-could-use-metadata-to-prosecute-pirates/

A little bit if sense coming from Scott Ludlam

If these laws pass, be very careful torrenting. IIRC its not illegal to fire share if you aren't making financial gain, but who knows what rule they will make up next.
 
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Meanwhile, Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin has backtracked on his assertions the new counter-terrorism legislation could target people who illegally download movies and music.
The proposed new laws require telecommunications companies to store customer's phone, internet and email records for two years.

Commissioner Colvin has since clarified, and said the laws are designed to address national security and law enforcement matters, not copyright infringements.
"Copyright breaches are civil wrongs and that's not what we're interested in," he old AM
..."yet"
 
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