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- Senate backs Ludlam on data retention costs
- Data retention laws 'can't be and they won't be' used against pirates: Brandis
- Brandis wrong on copyright and data retention: IP expert
The Senate has passed a motion put by Greens Senator Scott Ludlam that calls on Attorney-General George Brandis to table a PricewaterhouseCoopers study into the cost to industry of implementing a data retention scheme.
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for the government to spell out in legislation what sort of metadata will be collected under its data retention regime.
Attorney-General George Brandis appears to have erred in his claim that the government's proposed data retention regime couldn't be used to pursue people who engage in online copyright violations, according to an expert on Australian intellectual property law.
Attorney-General George Brandis has said that the government's proposed data retention laws "can't be and they won't be" used to pursue Australians engaged in online copyright violation.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he's aware of the costs a mandatory detention scheme will place on the telecom industry.