[At-Large] Developments in Data Privacy - Australia

Carlton Samuels carlton.samuels at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 19:00:57 UTC 2012

Australia has revised their data privacy law... " *The changes allow police
to force telcos to retain data on persons of interest for a set period
while a warrant is sough**t*. "  The last bit of the quotation is my

This law fulfills treaty obligations to the EU and is in line with the EU
Data Retention Directive 2006.  See the story here and back into the Act
itself from there.  Read the comments as well.

Of course, not everybody is happy with this development, comparing the
requirements unfavourably against the EU Data Retention Directive of 2006,
around which the treaty obligations are centred.

If you're not familiar with that directive, read the full advisory of EU
Data Retention Directive of 2006 here and pay close attention to Articles 2
-6, inclusive:

I'm still trying to find more data and information that'd come via
implementation of Articles 10 and 14; Statistics and Evaluation.

- Carlton

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