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Just how much of your life is being watched and tracked? Who has access to all this information and what are they doing with it?
Bruce Schneier, fellow at Harvard Law School, author of Data and Goliath, points out the danger is not only from corporations and governments, but also cybercriminals, when these institutions lose your details.
MARK COLVIN: The ALP has agreed to support an amended version of the Government’s bill to force Internet Service Providers to keep their customers’ data for two years.
It’ll let government agencies see what we’ve all been doing on the phone or online.
Bipartisan support means the bill is likely to pass.
The bodies expected to get access range from various police and customs agencies to the Competition watchdog, the ACCC.
But there’s also a provision for the Attorney-General to let other agencies see your data at the stroke of a pen…
Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.