17. April 2008 · Comments Off on Is wiretapping/civil liberties on the 2020 agenda? · Categories: government filtering, Internet safety, Issues

The federal government is pushing a bill to force all telecommunications providers to facilitate lawful data interception across fixed and mobile telephone systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Instant Messaging (IM) and chat room discussions.

 

http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;81561031

 

Anyone up for uplifting discussions on this bill?  Or the new email snooping powers? Or the filter on ISPs “for the sake of the children”?

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