By Tim Colwill on August 6, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Today, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the Government will be pushing ahead with new legislation forcing ISPs to retain data on ALL of their customers browsing activities, without the need for a warrant. (More coverage here, here.)
iiNet has publicly come out against this policy before and still strongly opposes it now. In this guest post below, our CTO Steve Dalby explains why such a scheme is unworkable and why so-called “just metadata” can actually be used to build an incredibly accurate picture of someone’s life.