data retention

Can data retention laws save Australia from terrorism and piracy?

Downloaded shock and awe down under – Australia amongst the world’s worst? Surely this could not be. But yes, a recent report on internet piracy named this country as one of the worst offenders and now it has been suggested that Australia could kill two birds with one stone with new data retention laws. The Federal Police believe that the […]

The flaws in Australia’s proposed piracy legislation

The announcement of Australia as one of the world’s worst offenders of piracy has sparked discussion of the nation’s next piracy policy which could leave Internet Service Providers (ISPs) liable and financially responsible for copyright infringement. In a bid to make ISPs take greater responsibility, the Australian Government has proposed legislation that has outraged ISPs.

It’s no secret that defeating piracy […]