Telecommunications data retention
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is pressing Labor to quickly pass new data retention laws.
The federal government is urging Labor to get behind new laws to force telcos to retain customer data for two years.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shifted the discussion on data retention laws towards child protection.
The Prime Minister's leadership is under threat as disgruntled backbenchers go public with their concerns. But with all this focus on people, what about the...
Intercepting information is becoming increasingly hard even with data retention laws, a senior NSW police officer says.
Australia's domestic spy agency and the Australian Federal Police have given evidence to a parliamentary committee scrutinising planned metadata laws.
Police and spy agencies say they would have a better chance of catching terrorists and other criminals under a new mandatory data-retention scheme.
An inquiry into data retention has been told cyber cafes and other small networks won't be covered by the new anti-terror laws.
The Federal Government says police and spy agencies would have a better chance of catching terrorists and other criminals under a new mandatory data-retention...
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam believes the proposed data retention bill is not only costly and invasive, but ultimately ineffective.
The government has introduced its data retention legislation to the lower house.
Malcolm Turnbull says telecommunications companies will not be required to record customers’ internet browsing history under the government's proposed data...