Thursday, October 30, 2014

Call me totally unsurprised.... metadata mission creap already

Metadata.... solely for stopping the terrorists? And this government lied about it?
I am Jack's complete lack of fucking surprise.

Worried that your metadata could be used to prosecute you in a piracy case? You should be: the Australian Federal Police Commissioner thinks that metadata could be very helpful to prosecute pirates.
When asked if stored metadata could be used to combat piracy, Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Andrew Colvin, replied at a press conference that the stored data of Australians could be used for a whole number of things, including anti-piracy:

Updated with comments from Attorney General George Brandis in the article.

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