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Teenage hackers in Australian Federal Police's sights

Teenage hackers in Australian Federal Police's sights | technology and the law | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN Federal Police ''interventions'' are aiming to turn teen hackers into cyber-crime fighters.
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Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog: Queensland surrogacy update


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Federal Government removes ban on biometric data used for crime-fighting

BIOMETRIC facial scans taken for passports, driver's licences or nightclub entry can now be stored in police and spy agency databases, under changes to Australia's privacy laws.
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New law to control cyber data

New law to control cyber data | technology and the law | Scoop.it
New law to control cyber data (New law to control cyber data - @TheAge : http://t.co/ob3YkW3n...)...
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If I Fly a UAV Over My Neighbor's House, Is It Trespassing?

If I Fly a UAV Over My Neighbor's House, Is It Trespassing? | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Even a toy drone with an HD camera scrambles our sense of property and privacy rights. (Is it trespassing to fly a drone over your neighbour's house?
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New laws flagged to combat 'vile' trolls

New laws flagged to combat 'vile' trolls | technology and the law | Scoop.it
New laws flagged to combat 'vile' trolls (RT @Picassokat: RT @TweetSmarter: Police may get greater powers to attack online Twitter bullying in Australia: http://t.co/fTuwpMb2 @vd ...)...
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Farah calls in cops over vile tweet

Farah calls in cops over vile tweet | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Farah calls in cops over vile tweet (#NRL Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah pushes for social media law reform http://t.co/6c4VMtdR via @smh...)...
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Another State Joins Repeal Of Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Another State Joins Repeal Of Anti-Gay Marriage Law | technology and the law | Scoop.it
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont's attorney general says the state is the latest to ask an appeals court to rule that the federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman is unconstitutional.
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Cybercrime bill passage and Labor MP participation | Crikey

Cybercrime bill passage and Labor MP participation | Crikey | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Little concern appeared to attend another significant extension of the powers of intelligence and law enforcement agencies yesterday.
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Defamation cases multiply from Facebook, Twitter

CYBER law experts are predicting an explosion in defamation cases as more people try to restore reputations after being attacked on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
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The new totalitarianism of surveillance technology

The new totalitarianism of surveillance technology | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Naomi Wolf: If you think that 24/7 tracking of citizens by biometric recognition systems is paranoid fantasy, just read the industry newsletters (Guardian Law: The new totalitarianism of surveillance technology | Naomi Wolf: If you think that 24/7...
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Is Commercial Surrogacy Acceptable? - Surrogacy NSW

Is commercial surrogacy an option? Is it ethically sound or is it explotative? Does it indeed benefit both parties? (#surrogacy Is Commercial Surrogacy Acceptable?
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Identity Thieves Target Kids

Identity Thieves Target Kids | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Research by a Bay Area technology security organization finds children at a higher risk of identity theft than adults. And billions of dollars as well as children’s future are at stake.
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Teenage hackers in Australian Federal Police's sights

Teenage hackers in Australian Federal Police's sights | technology and the law | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN Federal Police ''interventions'' are aiming to turn teen hackers into cyber-crime fighters.
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Telstra waives silent line fee for victims of abuse

Telstra waives silent line fee for victims of abuse | technology and the law | Scoop.it

Victims who have been assaulted in their homes by family members or partners will be given silent telephone numbers free under a new policy announced by Telstra.


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Sharp increase in authorities accessing private data

Sharp increase in authorities accessing private data | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Australian law enforcement and government agencies have sharply increased their access without warrant to vast quantities of private telephone and internet data, prompting new calls for tighter controls on surveillance powers.
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New law to control cyber data | smh.com.au

New law to control cyber data | smh.com.au | technology and the law | Scoop.it
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Coalition joins fight against privacy law reform

Coalition joins fight against privacy law reform | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Coalition joins fight against privacy law reform ('Coalition joins fight against privacy law reform' http://t.co/yncFmpYS #ausgrc #privacy...)...
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Delimiter – Optus and TV Now: Will copyright law catch up to the cloud?

Delimiter – Optus and TV Now: Will copyright law catch up to the cloud? | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Optus and TV Now: Will copyright law catch up to the cloud?: A legal decision which forced ...
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The law left behind by technology

The law left behind by technology | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Last week, Optus went to the High Court seeking leave to argue that Australians should be just as free to record and playback free-to-air television using their mobile phones or PCs as they are using recorders in their homes.
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Reasons to be worried about Data Retention – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Reasons to be worried about Data Retention – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Even if you're a law-abiding citizen.(2 years #dataretention by RSPs: Some reasons why this would be a bad law and needs to be rejected.)...
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No room for Sharia in Australia: Brennan

No room for Sharia in Australia: Brennan | technology and the law | Scoop.it
A FORMER High Court chief justice has used an address in Sydney to argue against incorporating parts of Islamic law into the Australian judicial system.
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Facebook court ruling: What you share on Facebook is admissible as evidence

Facebook court ruling: What you share on Facebook is admissible as evidence | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Did you know that what you say on Facebook can be used against you in a court of law?
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Twitter trolls: the law - Telegraph

Twitter trolls: the law - Telegraph | technology and the law | Scoop.it
The teenager who allegedly sent malicious Twitter messages to Tom Daley could face up to six months in prison or a £5,000 if convicted. (RT @aakarpost: It's serious.
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The incompatibility of Attorney General values and the internet-era world – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The incompatibility of Attorney General values and the internet-era world – Blog – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | technology and the law | Scoop.it
Contentious, conservative calls for new laws concerning modern media and the Attorney-General's department seem to go together like horse and carriage.
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