Politics

Data Retention Laws

Posted on: Wed 19 Apr 2017

After 18 months, a set of data retention laws first passed under the Abbott Government have come into full effect in Australia.

As of 13 April 2017 all telecom companies are now required to retain metadata  for up to 2 years and pass it on to the Government.

Bruce Baer Arnold, Associate Professor in Law at the University of Canberra, joined us to discuss what this means for privacy in Australia. 

Produced by Thomas Luke

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