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  • New ASIO powers risk security of third party systems: EFA

    Civil liberties organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has warned that new ASIO powers proposed by the federal government could compromise the security of third party computer systems.

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    EFA lists movies pirates can't obtain legally

    Seven out of the 10 most pirated films this week are not legally available for digital purchase in Australia, according to a new website by Electronic Frontiers Australia.

  • EFA hits out at government's data retention plans

    Civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has voiced fears that the government is playing up concerns about terrorism to justify increases to its surveillance powers through a mandatory date retention scheme.

  • TPP may force ISPs to police online activity

    Web companies and user groups worldwide believe copyright-related proposals included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will force ISPs to police their customers' online activities.

  • EFA takes wait-and-see approach to ASIO changes

    Online civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia will wait until Senator George Brandis unveils his raft of changes to the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 before passing judgement on them, but EFA executive officer Jon Lawrence says he is hopeful that the Attorney-General's proposals will not be "too extreme".