The Australian government is using this spying law to target Internet users. Got a problem with that? Speak up in the comments!
Article by Jeremy Malcolm for EFF
As we foreshadowed, a new law requiring mandatory data retention by ISPs was introduced into the Australian federal parliament last week. In the few days since then, there have been claims and counter-claims about whether data obtained under the new law would be limited to use in fighting major crimes (such as terrorism, as the government originally claimed), or if it could be used to target citizens who download and share files online.