Controversial data-retention laws 'unlikely' to prevent crime: Surveillance expert

    Description

    Phone and internet records are now required by law to store customers' data for two years, and some experts say the laws are over-the-top, expensive and unlikely to prevent crime.

    Subject

    Data protection; Law

    Period13 Oct 2015

    Media coverage

    6

    Media coverage

    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely' to prevent crime: Surveillance expert
      Media name/outletSpecial Broadcasting Service
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold
    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely' to prevent crime: Surveillance expert
      Media name/outletNorthern Territory Government
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold
    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely' to prevent crime: surveillance expert
      Media name/outletWorld News Australia
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold
    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely to prevent crime'
      Media name/outletWorld News Australia
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold
    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely to prevent crime'
      Media name/outletNorthern Territory Government
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold
    • TitleControversial data-retention laws 'unlikely to prevent crime'
      Media name/outletSpecial Broadcasting Service
      CountryAustralia
      Date13/10/15
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold