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ASIO Wants Easier Access to Encrypted Messages, Duh

ASIO Wants Easier Access to Encrypted Messages, Duh

The head of ASIO, Australia’s resident spy agency, has lashed out against tech companies like Apple and WhatsApp for not playing ball when it comes to handing over your encrypted messages. ASIO Director-General of Security Mike Burgess made the comments about halfway through a June 9 podcast from the Institute…

ASIO Can Now See Your Awkward Licence Photos

ASIO Can Now See Your Awkward Licence Photos

With the Government’s data retention laws coming into effect last week, even Australia’s most vocal privacy advocates didn’t seem to notice the extended access that ASIO and the NSW Crime Commission have been granted to your identity documents. The request put to the RMS has widened the pool of photos…