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Why access to retained data in civil proceedings should not be permissible

The Australian Attorney-General’s department are seeking submissions on the consultation paper, “Access to Retained Data in Civil Proceedings”. Here is my submission. Senator the Hon George Brandis QC By email (communicationssecurity@ag.gov.au) 26th January, 2017 Submission response on the consultation paper “Access to Retained Data in Civil Proceedings” Why access to retained data in civil proceedings…

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You share your life on Facebook…

…and you’re worried about your Government? Somewhat related to the “if you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear” argument. Facebook doesn’t know my date of birth, because I have chosen not to share it. Facebook doesn’t know my address because I’ve chosen not to share it. Facebook doesn’t know my postcode, my…

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