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  • Whoops: Government dished out too much money for data retention

    A grants program designed to help telcos defray the initial capital costs of complying with the government’s data retention regime was not implemented “to an appropriate standard having regard to the risks involved and the policy outcomes being sought,” a less-than-flattering audit has concluded.

  • Russia's data retention scheme hits snag

    Russian telecoms operators will have to use foreign technology to comply with a law on storing data, two industry sources with knowledge of the matter said, even though Vladimir Putin told his government to ensure local companies produced the equipment.

  • Report details ‘metadata’ failures at AFP

    An investigation by the Commonwealth Ombudsman has concluded that an Australian Federal Police breach of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act during an attempt to identify the source of a journalist’s story stemmed in part from a lack of awareness of the rules governing access to telecommunications ‘metadata’.