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Experts Explore ISP Data Retention Proposal

DATA RETENTION—AUSTRALIA

August 2, 2012

In a ZDNet podcast, three experts discuss the implications of a proposed law mandating Internet service providers store user data for up to two years. Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan said, “If someone from the Anonymous group is hacking into a company in Australia, through a telco that isn’t keeping IP data, we can’t start an investigation.” Gaughan is joined by Crikey news correspondent Bernard Keane and network engineer Mark Newton.
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