Fingerprinting of schoolchildren needs proper privacy impact assessment, and parents must have free choice about whether to allow their children to be caught up in the technology, CLA says.
CLA supports the call of web inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, for civil society worldwide to develop a ‘bill of rights’ to protect our liberties and freedoms online.
The closest we get to open and public debate on security and surveillance in Australia is this type of childish bickering: Attorney General, you can and should do better.
The US National Security Agency is itself a threat to national security, international IT expert and security guru, Bruce Schneier says. And security is more important than surveillance.
School CCTV may proliferate as a new academic year begins…but are there dangers? Dr Emmeline Taylor, author of a new book on the subject, explores the issue.
Our personal privacy took a battering in the past year from our own government and the America’s NSA. What have Australians lost, and how do we get it back?
Phone surveillance in Australia is much more common than you think. The AFP has confessed to tapping even parliamentarians’ phones when it suits them. We have been warned!
Only public pressure by journalists and the Greens’ Scott Ludlam has kept us from having a massive data retention scheme, at least for the moment, Bernard Keane writes.
The EU Parliament may protect whistleblowers for life, and pay them, in a bid to fight back over US phone and internet surveillance on non-US citizens, a new report suggests.
The world is fighting back against overweening US surveillance of private global communications, such as phone calls and emails, with moves to create a new protocol to human rights agreements.