Once again ...
... The Australian Government demonstrates for the rest of the planet just exactly why politics and computer technology don't mix.
Australian federal government data retention plans remain in disarray, with the parliamentary committee investigating the legislation being told that the government is not going to had over the costings it's received from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which asked telcos to provide them on Christmas Eve. In what Australian …
"Australian federal government data retention plans remain in disarray . . ."
If only that meant that it wasn't going to be passed.
The point is that the Coalition want to pass it and Labor want to pass it. They don't need to listen to the people or experts or reason. They can pass it and they will pass it and they will continue to simply brush off any criticisms meet calls for clarification with silence of misinformation.
Yes, you read that right - the government has admitted that overseas service providers, cafes and many other organisation types won't be required to store any metadata nor make what they do store available without a warrant.
So if you want to continue your nefarious plans, you have to ... make sure you don't use your ISP email, and log on to your TerryWrist198109@gmail.com account at Starbucks et al (or at work).
This needs the "Genius" meme applied liberally. Or perhaps the heavy-handed and repeated application of a hammer to the privates of each person proposing it.
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