PJCIS recommends passage of Bill that will allow incidental collection of Australian data

From zdnet.com


In less than a week, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has conducted a review into the Foreign Intelligence Legislation Amendment Bill that will allow for the practice of incidentally collecting the data of Australians, and recommended it be passed.

The Telecommunications Interception and Access Act (TIA Act) previously banned the practice, but the government and its security agencies have argued that Australia has been falling behind foreign agencies.

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