Watching the emergence of the New World Order / Globalisat Cabal; collating and commenting on news and articles from a non-institutional Christian perspective. Watching the end-time new world take shape.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
EFF.ORG: Data Retention Law Passes in Australia, but the Fight Isn’t Over
Mandatory data retention legislation is never a good idea, which is why EFF has vigorously opposed it in theUnited States, where Congress tried and failed to pass it in 2009. That year, two ill-conceived bills would have required all Internet providers and operators of Wi-Fi access points to keep records on Internet users for at least two years to assist police investigations. Nevertheless, governments around the world, individually, and in concert, continue to argue that the stockpiling of the private, personal data of entire populations become a global norm. It's a constant battle, but one with some clear victories, most notably in theEuropean Union, and most recently inParaguay. The latest setback in the global fight against data retention has been in Australia, which, despite widespread opposition fromjournalists,activistsandthe general public, passed a comprehensive data retention bill this month.
Read on at https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/04/data-retention-law-passes-australia-fight-isnt-over