Over two days the Joint Committee heard submissions regarding concerns over the data retention and other changes to the Telecommunication (Intercept and Access) Act 1979.
“An Act to prohibit the interception of, and other access to, telecommunications except where authorised in special circumstances or for the purpose of tracing the location of callers in emergencies, and for related purposes.”
The main contention is the ‘Data Set‘, which is still in a state of deep metamorphoses, and the length of retention.
Below are excerpts from the proceedings, however for a full appreciation of the two days can be seen, here.
Submissions to the Committee can be read, here.
29th January 2015
The committee asked ISOCAU to send a confidential reply, (here) regarding these issues which the AG’s office ‘forgot’.
Other moments if interest @9.00 the incoherent definitions..
30th January 2015
On the following day, ‘Bravehearts‘ Ms Carol Ronken and Mrs Hetty Johnston.
The State Police Force Representatives,..
The importance of metadata in modern crime fighting is crucial, however, it is the architecture and foundations that need examining and adjustment, to avoid a collapse in the future, and further expensive legislative patches.
Michael Burgess from Telstra’s Chief Information Security Officer,
“if I was in a foreign intelligence service wanting to hack Telstra’s network, this new proposed system would be where I would go,”