Tuesday, 20 October 2015

New #metadata laws have been introduced in Australia! The government can now keep records of all phone calls, text messages, social media, etc from everyone!

WHAT IS BEING COLLECTED? WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?
One of the biggest problems protesters of the scheme have is around the extremely vague definition of what data will be collected. Even George Brandis struggles to explain what it is.
But the general idea is that internet and mobile service providers will be required to hold onto your metadata for two years.



Your basic run down.

Read the full story here: http://www.news.com.au/technology/online/new-data-retention-laws-begin-today-this-is-what-you-need-to-know/story-fn5j66db-1227567715454