Australia’s mandatory data retention legislation is back in the news again, in part because ABC journalist Will Ockenden put a year’s worth of his so-called “metadata” online and invited people to trawl through it.
This morning I spoke a little about the concept on ABC 105.7 Darwin with breakfast presenter Alan Steer.
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The audio is of course Â©2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Given that there’s bound to be quite a bit about data surveillance in the news again soon, here’s three of my articles on the topic that’ll set the mood.
- It’s time that ‘metadata’ met an end, ZDNet Australia, 20 March 2014.
- Will metadata musings ever mature beyond paranoid fears?, ZDNet Australia, 20 October 2014.
- Australia’s data-retention debate hits Derpcon Zero, ZDNet Australia, 18 March 2015.