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Australian federal police accessed journalists’ metadata 58 times in a year

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MPs are examining impact of national security laws on freedom of the pressThe Australian federal police has revealed it accessed the metadata of journalists 58 times in the 2017-18 financial year.The admission came in a submission to the parliamentary joint committee on intelligence and security’s review of the mandatory data retention law, which has been in place since 2015. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/09/australian-federal-police-accessed-journalists-metadata-58-times-in-a-year

Author : Josh Taylor

Publish date : 2019-07-08 23:40:12

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