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CitizenFour: Why it’s already the movie of the year

By Alex Schlotzer, EFA Board Member Less than two weeks after its Australian release, CitizenFour today received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film had previously won the British equivalent (BAFTA) as well as a long list of

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Human Rights and Communications Surveillance

Electronic Frontiers Australia this week signed onto the International Principles of the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, a set of international due process principles designed to protect privacy in the face of government surveillance. The 13 point statement

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Capitalising on tragedy

This article, by Jim Killock, was originally published by the UK’s Open Rights Group on 23rd May 2013, the day after the brutal slaying of a British Army soldier in a London street. The Communications Data Bill (or Snooper’s Charter)

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