Get ready, Australia. We’re about to get our first look at data retention legislation, with Malcolm Turnbull slated to introduce the Bill to Parliament in the next few minutes.
Data retention was expected to get introduced into Parliament this week, and now it’s confirmed.
The first item on the Parliament’s Daily Notice Paper today features Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull introducing data retention:
*1 MR TURNBULL : To present A Bill for an Act to amend the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 , and for related purposes. ( Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 )
We’ll bring you rolling coverage on the Government’s push for data retention as the day continues.