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  • EFA urges trade ministers not to sign final TPP agreement

    Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) is urging trade ministers not to sign the final Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The signing is due to take place on February 4 in New Zealand.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett01 Feb. 16 16:26
  • EFA endorses petition against criminalisation of cryptography research

    Civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has endorsed a petition against an amendment to the <i>Defence Trade Controls Act</i>, arguing that it could prevent local researchers from participating in international studies.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett16 July 15 15:03
  • Mixed responses from industry on data retention bill

    The government's new data retention bill has drawn mixed responses from industry with iiNet and Electronic Frontiers Australia opposing the legislation while Telstra is voicing its support.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett30 Oct. 14 16:16
  • EFA hits out at government's data retention plans

    Civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has voiced fears that the government is playing up concerns about terrorism to justify increases to its surveillance powers through a mandatory date retention scheme.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett05 Aug. 14 15:59