Banning MPs from private messaging apps is a simplistic response to a complex problem’

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Abstract

Queensland updated its Ministerial Code of Conduct last month, which reflects the state’s legislation regarding official accountability. The Code now bans Ministers from using private email and messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Wickr and Snapchat, for ministerial business.

Meanwhile, the question of whether government and law enforcement should have access to encrypted communications between citizens is currently the subject of a national inquiry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
Volume2018
No.April
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Paperpress
Publication statusPublished - 10 Apr 2018

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