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Senate Committee Halts Data Retention Review

DATA RETENTION—AUSTRALIA

May 17, 2012

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has decided that it will not accept terms of reference about a data retention plan proposed by Attorney General Nicola Roxon, ZDNet Australia reports. In a statement, the committee said it is “considering related issues before formally deciding to commence the inquiry.” According to the report, committee officials may meet with intelligence representatives to think about possibly widening the scope of the potential inquiry.
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