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  • Website blocking 'lazy and dangerous': Greens

    Greens senator, Scott Ludlam, has branded the government’s controversial website blocking bill a "lazy and dangerous" piece of legislation that wouldn’t been happening if the Labor government “hadn’t gone completely missing".

    Written by Byron Connolly22 June 15 14:50
  • Metadata regime to spur speculative invoicing, say Greens

    The government’s metadata regime will open the door to more copyright prosecutions and speculative invoicing, rather than focusing on police investigations and terrorism, according to the Australian Greens.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner08 April 15 13:30
  • Ludlam letter raises concerns about Gemalto SIM card hack

    Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam has sent a letter to Telstra CEO David Thodey expressing concerns about the use of Gemalto SIM cards by the telco following media reports that the company’s SIM card encryption keys were allegedly hacked by United States and United Kingdom intelligence agencies during 2010 and 2011.

    Written by Hamish Barwick25 Feb. 15 16:34
  • ASIO head says government is no Big Brother

    ASIO is not carrying out mass surveillance of average citizens and the agency is subject to an appropriate level of oversight, according to the organisation's head David Taylor Irvine, director-general of security.

    Written by Adam Bender21 July 14 11:25
  • Data retention needs oversight: Inquiry

    A parliamentary inquiry has recommended that any data retention laws should include provisions to protect privacy and provide oversight.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald24 June 13 12:19
  • Australia suspected to have PRISM data: Ludlam

    Greens senator Scott Ludlam believes the US National Security Agency (NSA) has handed information it has collected from its PRISM system to the Australian government.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald18 June 13 10:43
  • Ludlam hits out at Coalition's NBN policy

    Greens ICT spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam has condemned the Coalition’s alternative vision for the National Broadband Network.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald09 April 13 18:33
  • Scott Ludlam no luddite

    Scott Ludlam is the voice of the Australian Greens on ICT issues and has earned a reputation for not holding back when it comes to protecting civil liberties in the digital age.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald26 March 13 16:40
  • Australian Cyber Security Centre deemed new government hub

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that the new Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) will be established in Canberra and draw on the skills of the nation’s best cyber security experts.

    Written by Hamish Barwick24 Jan. 13 13:46
  • Greens offer rival cyber-safety policy

    The Australian Greens has released its own cyber-safety policy to rival that of the two major parties, with the central planks being an obligation for ISPs to offer PC- or modem-based filtering technology to customers, stronger cybercrime law enforcement and better research and education in the field.

    Written by Renai LeMay16 Aug. 10 14:58