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Submission + - Australian Government shelves data retention after report (scmagazine.com.au)

mask.of.sanity writes: The Australian Government has shelved its plans to proactively store communications data of every citizen ostensibly to assist with law enforcement and intelligence efforts. The shelving comes after a scathing report by Australian parliamentarians who investigated the Government's plans, and three months ahead of a federal election in which the Government is expected to lose office.
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Australian Government shelves data retention after report

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