After a huge campaign to encourage every smartphone user in Australia to install and use the ‘COVIDSafe’ app, the effectiveness of the app has been negligible. But the impact of the app is much more significant, writes David Paris.
Dutton’s gone but the Department of Home Affairs is going full steam ahead with its draft bill on encryption, putting Australians’ data privacy at risk.
Government policy increasingly defines the limits of the right to privacy, excluding marginalised socio-economic groups from its protection.
Carly Nyst describes how the Snowden revelations have invigorated attempts by the public and international organisations to address increasing surveillance by State and corporate powers.
Lisa Caripis took Victoria Police to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal over their refusal to destroy surveillance footage of her taken at a peaceful protest in 2010. The hearing took place in mid-July. Right Now spoke to Lisa about the right to public protest, police surveillance and her feelings about the participating in the […]